General Uploader Agreement
PLEASE READ THIS UPLOADER AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”) CAREFULLY BEFORE UPLOADING CONTENT (“USER CONTENT”) TO BE MADE AVAILABLE TO USERS OF WWW.MERGERFILE.COM.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, YOU CANNOT UPLOAD, PUBLISH, OR DISTRIBUTE, USER CONTENT ON WWW.MERGERFILE.COM.
In order to upload User Content to www.mergerfile.com, You must: (i) be at least 18 years of age (or the age of majority in your place of residence if it is other than 18) and if You are uploading User Content to www.mergerfile.com on behalf of an organization, You must be an authorized representative of such organization with the authority to bind such organization to these terms and agree to these terms on behalf of such organization. www.mergerfile.com reserves the right to refuse or revoke Your access at any time, at its sole discretion, with out cause and without notice to You.
2. Incorporation by Reference.
The following additional www.mergerfile.com terms, policies, and guidelines are expressly incorporated herein and form a binding part of this Agreement as if reproduced fully herein:
3. Certain Rights of www.mergerfile.com.
www.mergerfile.com will solely control all features and functionality of the Site and will have the right to modify, change, or amend the same at all times, at its sole discretion. www.mergerfile.com reserves the right to remove or delete User Content at any time, at its sole discretion, without cause and without notice to You.
4. Authorization to Upload.
Subject to Your full and timely compliance with all of the terms and conditions set out in this Agreement, www.mergerfile.com hereby authorizes You to upload and distribute authorized digital content, including electronic documents. User Content is uploaded at Your own risk. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, www.mergerfile.com neither guarantees against unauthorized copying or distribution of User Content nor will www.mergerfile.com be liable for any unauthorized copying or usage of the User Content.
5. Prohibited Uses.
Your authorization to use www.mergerfile.com for the uploading and distribution of User Content is subject to the following restrictions:
(i) You may not share, copy, adapt, redistribute, reconfigure, modify, create derivative works from, resell, profit from, or otherwise exploit content accessed on the Site other than as permitted by www.mergerfile.com; or
You acknowledge that any attempted or actual violation of any of the foregoing is a material breach of this Agreement and that www.mergerfile.com may pursue any and all applicable legal and equitable remedies against You, including an immediate suspension of Your account or termination of this Agreement, and the pursuit of all available civil or criminal remedies.
6. Grant of License to www.mergerfile.com.
By uploading User Content to www.mergerfile.com, you hereby grant to www.mergerfile.com a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, assignable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, license (with the right to grant and authorize sublicenses) to host, transfer, display, perform, reproduce, distribute, compress or convert for distribution, monetize, charge money for, restrict access to view, restrict access to download, advertise against, and otherwise exploit Your User Content, in any media formats and through any media channels, in order to publish and promote such User Content in connection with services offered or to be offered by www.mergerfile.com. Such license will apply to any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed. You grant www.mergerfile.com the right to restrict access to view or to download your content (for example, without limitation, to paying users) and to charge users for access to your content, subject to certain configuration options provided to you by www.mergerfile.com. Subject to the terms and limitations set forth herein, you may terminate this grant of license to www.mergerfile.com as to any specific piece of User Content by removing or deleting that piece of User Content from the Services; provided, however, that it is understood and agreed that www.mergerfile.com may retain a copy of any User Content as necessary for legal or archival purposes.
7. Grant of License to Other www.mergerfile.com Users.
By uploading User Content to www.mergerfile.com, you hereby grant to each User who is authorized to access Your User Content a non-exclusive license to access and use Your User Content under the terms indicated by You when You uploaded such User Content. Notwithstanding the foregoing, You hereby grant to each such User at least a limited, non-exclusive, license to view, download (including, without limitation, download to a portable device, but subject to download restrictions either made by www.mergerfile.com or by you), print and have printed such User Content for personal use in the manner contemplated by this Agreement and the Services The foregoing license granted by You terminates as to a specific piece of User Content once You remove or delete such User Content from www.mergerfile.com, provided that User rights to such User Content arising out of distributions occurring on or prior to deletion of such User Content from the Services survive any termination or expiration of the license granted in this section 7.
8. Reservation of Rights.
Subject to the licenses granted herein, You retain all of Your ownership rights in User Content uploaded and owned by You.
You agree not to disclose the Confidential Information of www.mergerfile.com without www.mergerfile.com’s prior written consent. For the purposes of this section, “Confidential Information” includes without limitation: (a) software, technology, specifications, guidelines, documentation or other materials relating to www.mergerfile.com; and (b) any other information designated by www.mergerfile.com as “confidential” or an equivalent designation, whether orally or in writing.
10. Term and Termination.
10.1 Term. The term of this Agreement will begin on the date You upload Your User Content and will continue until terminated in accordance with the provisions set forth in this Section 10 (the “Term”).
10.2 Termination. www.mergerfile.com may, at its discretion and without cause, liability, or prior notice to You, immediately terminate this Agreement, Your www.mergerfile.com Account, or suspend Your www.mergerfile.com upload privileges at any time. You may terminate this Agreement either by providing www.mergerfile.com with written notification of intended termination through electronic mail at email@example.com. This Agreement will be deemed terminated by You fifteen (15) business days after www.mergerfile.com’s receipt of such notification.
10.3 Effect of Termination. Upon termination of this Agreement, any provision which, by its nature or express terms, should survive will survive such termination or expiration.
10.4 Retiring User Content. If You choose to remove or delete Your User Content from www.mergerfile.com it will not be available to Users following the date of such removal or deletion (the “Deletion Date”). Users who have downloaded offline copies of Your User Content, may continue to access that content.
11. Your Representations and Warranties.
You are solely responsible for Your User Content and the consequences of uploading and publishing them. By uploading and publishing Your User Content, You represent and warrant that:
(i) all of the information that You provide to www.mergerfile.com under this Agreement is current and accurate;
(ii) You are the creator and owner of or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, releases and permissions to use and to authorize www.mergerfile.com and www.mergerfile.com’s Users to use Your User Content in the manner permitted herein;
(iii) Your User Content does not and will not slander, defame, or libel any other party, violate any other party’s publicity rights or trade secret rights, be obscene, or otherwise unlawful;
(v) You have not entered into any other agreement that is in conflict with the terms of this Agreement;
(vi) Your User Content does not contain any viruses, adware, spyware, worms, or other malicious code;
(vii)Your User Content is free of any digital rights management, including any software designed to limit the number of times User Content may be copied or played; and
(viii) no claim has been asserted nor have any proceedings been instituted by any third party against You or Your predecessors in title for the infringement of intellectual property rights in Your User Content.
12. www.mergerfile.com Disclaimer of Warranties.
13. Relationship of the Parties; Remedies Cumulative.
The parties are independent contractors with respect to each other. This Agreement does not constitute and may not be construed as constituting a partnership or joint venture among the parties hereto, or an employee-employer relationship. No party shall have any right to obligate or bind any other party in any manner whatsoever, and nothing herein contained shall give, or is intended to give, any rights of any kind to any third parties. Rights and remedies provided in this Agreement are cumulative and not exclusive of any right or remedy provided at law or in equity.
For assistance with questions regarding this Agreement, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Responses will be provided as soon as possible.