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Miniflix does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability or continuity of any of the information on this Website (or) App. The content and services offered on Miniflix are for general purposes only and are not intended to address your individual requirements.
The Website (or) App is intended for use by a User, who is an individual or business entity/organization that legally operates in the India or in other countries. Our Services are available only to those individuals or companies who can form legally binding contracts under the applicable law. Therefore, those who are considered minors per their domestic laws not eligible to use Our Services. We reserve the right to refuse the Service to anyone at any time.
COPYRIGHT AND STREAMING POLICY
Unless otherwise stated, Miniflix and/or the Content creators of their respective films own the intellectual property rights for all material on Miniflix.
Films featured on Our site remain the intellectual property of their creators. However, by submitting a film, you agree to its publication on our site and reproduction in other publications produced by Miniflix.
Miniflix showcases the best short films and web series in the world from talented filmmakers today. Filmmakers can submit their films on Our Website (or) App. Simultaneously Our curation team scouts for best rated short films on the internet. Miniflix accepts no responsibility for the information and/or content provided on any of Our winners’ Films.
By submitting a film to Miniflix, you confirm that you have read and accept the following and agree to accept the outcome of the vote in accordance with our evaluation system and criteria as outlined below.
Our intention is to be fair when evaluating each film submitted to Miniflix, so we’ve created an evaluation system based on 6 criteria: Story, Screenplay, Direction, Editing, Production and Performances.
When visitor or logged in user vote/rate for the film on Our Website (or) App Your Internet Protocol address(s) is collected by us to avoid fake votes, bot votes or any kind of rigging. It is to be noted that only one vote per device is counted.
Miniflix accepts no responsibility for the information and/or content provided on any of our winners’ Films. Miniflix won’t accept to disclose any information regarding voting or voting results to anyone at any point of time.
RETURNS AND REFUNDS
Users should note that submitting a film to Miniflix does not guarantee they will be showcased on the Website (or) App. However if the film is not showcased for not meeting the minimum criteria, the submission fee will be refunded. The decision of Our curation team is final and not subject to change. The submissions are irreversible and refund is not applicable if the user wants to withdraw the submission after submitting on the website or for not following the rules. It is only applicable if Miniflix decides not to showcase the film for not meeting the minimum criteria.
ACCESS TO THE APP
We have a zero-tolerance-policy against plagiarism. The film will be disqualified immediately if it is found to be plagiarizing or copying content from another in any manner or is not in accordance with copyright laws pertaining to media, cinema and intellectual property. Refund will not be applicable in this case.
The intellectual property rights in the Miniflix Service are owned, licensed to or controlled by Miniflix, its licensors, content creators of their respective films or service providers. Miniflix aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.
The trade marks, service marks, trade names and logos used and displayed on Miniflix Service (collectively the “Trade Marks”) are registered and/or unregistered trade marks of Miniflix. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting any license or right to download, reproduce or use any Trade Marks displayed on Miniflix Service, without the written permission of Miniflix or any other applicable trade mark owner. The name of Miniflix may not be used in any way without the prior written permission of Miniflix.
NO WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THE MINIFLIX SERVICE, ITS CONTENTS AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, MINIFLIX INDIA DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTY OF ACCURACY, MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL MINIFLIX INDIA OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, OR CONFIDENTIAL OR OTHER INFORMATION, FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, FOR PERSONAL INJURY, FOR NEGLIGENCE, AND FOR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY OR OTHER LOSS WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE MINIFLIX SERVICE OR ITS CONTENTS.
Parts of this Website (or) App offer an opportunity for Users to post and exchange opinions and information in certain areas of the Website (or) App. Miniflix does not filter, edit, publish or review Comments prior to their presence on Miniflix. Comments do not reflect the views and opinions of Miniflix, its agents and/or affiliates. Comments reflect the views and opinions of the person who post their views and opinions. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, Miniflix shall not be liable for the Comments or for any liability, damages or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this Website (or) App.
Miniflix reserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which can be considered inappropriate, offensive or causes breach of these Terms and Conditions.
You warrant and represent that:
- You are entitled to post the Comments on Our Website (or) App and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so;
- The Comments do not invade any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark of any third party;
- The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material which is an invasion of privacy.
- The Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.
You hereby grant Miniflix a non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of Your Comments in any and all forms, formats or media.
Miniflix contains links to other apps and websites. You understand that these linked sites are not under Our control, and We are not responsible for the contents of such linked sites. These links have been provided to You only as a convenience and the inclusion of any such link does not imply endorsement by Us of such parties or any association with such sites or its operators.
RESTRICTION OF USE OF MINIFLIX SERVICE
You agree not to:
- modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, transfer, create, derivate work from, sell or re-sell any content or information obtained from or through the Miniflix Service;
- use web crawlers, web robots, web spiders, ants, automatic indexers, bots, worms, and other such devices in connection with the Miniflix Service; provided, however, that general purpose internet search engines and non-commercial public archives that use tools to gather information for the sole purpose of displaying hyperlinks to the Miniflix Service are granted a limited exception from the foregoing exclusion, provided that they do so from a stable IP address or range of IP addresses using an easily-identifiable agent;
- post, transmit or submit any confidential, false, misleading, unlawful, infringing, threatening, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, discriminatory, obscene, inflammatory, scandalous, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or would otherwise violate the law;
- use the Miniflix Service in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any part of Miniflix Service or interfere with any other party’s use of Miniflix Service;
- obtain or attempt to obtain any content through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Miniflix Service;
- impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with someone else;
- harvest information about users for the purpose of sending, or to facilitate or encourage the sending of, unsolicited bulk or other communications;
- post or transmit any worms, viruses, Trojans, or other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files, code, or programs to the Miniflix Service; or
- use the Miniflix Service to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation.
Without prior approval and written permission, you may not create frames around our Web pages that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Website.
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
We reserve the right to request that You remove all links or any particular link to Our Website (or) App. You approve to immediately remove all links to Our Website upon request. We also reserve the right to amen these Terms and Conditions and it’s linking policy at any time. By continuously linking to Our Website, you agree to be bound to and follow these linking terms and conditions.
a. Services may be terminated by us, without cause, without penalty and without notice at any time.
b. You can delete Your account and terminate services, without cause, by following the cancellation procedures: (i) via Your User account or (ii) via Miniflix Help Panel
c. Miniflix may terminate Services at any time, without penalty and without notice if You fail to comply with any of the terms of this Agreement or the intellectual property protections applicable to these Services.
d. Notice of termination of Services by Miniflix may be sent to the contact e-mail associated with Your account. Upon termination, Miniflix has the right to delete all data, files, or other information that is stored in Your account.
REMOVAL OF LINKS FROM OUR WEBSITE
If you find any link on Our Website that is offensive for any reason, You are free to contact and inform Us any moment. We will consider requests to remove links but We are not obligated to or so or to respond to You directly.
We do not ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we promise to ensure that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website. Nothing in this disclaimer will:
- limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury;
- limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
- limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
- exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort and for breach of statutory duty.
As long as the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT (“DMCA”) POLICY
Miniflix respects the intellectual property rights of others. Per the DMCA, Miniflix will respond expeditiously to claims of copyright infringement on the Website or App if submitted to Miniflix’s Copyright Agent as described below. Upon receipt of a notice alleging copyright infringement, Miniflix will take whatever action it deems appropriate within its sole discretion, including removal of the allegedly infringing materials and termination of access for repeat infringers of copyright protected content.
If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been violated by Miniflix or by a third party who has uploaded materials to our website, please provide the following information to the designated Copyright Agent listed below:
- A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
- An address, telephone number, and email address where we can contact you and, if different, an email address where the alleged infringing party, if not Miniflix, can contact you;
- A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use is not authorized by the copyright owner or other intellectual property rights owner, by its agent, or by law;
- A statement by you under penalty of perjury that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on the owner’s behalf;
- Your electronic or physical signature.
Miniflix may request additional information before removing any allegedly infringing material. In the event Miniflix removes the allegedly infringing materials, Miniflix will immediately notify the person responsible for posting such materials that Miniflix removed or disabled access to the materials. Miniflix may also provide the responsible person with your email address so that the person may respond to your allegations.
Miniflix designated Copyright Agent is:
firstname.lastname@example.org (or) email@example.com
Save and except as expressly provided in this Agreement, no exercise, or failure to exercise, or delay in exercising any right, power, or remedy vested with Us under or pursuant to this Agreement, shall constitute a waiver by Us of that or any other right, power, or remedy.
LAW, JURISDICTION AND ARBITRATION
This Agreement was last modified on August 10, 2020.