Terms of Service

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the Storyboard-books.com website and all content, services and products available at or through the website. The Website is owned and operated by Storyboard books Unternehmergesellschaft (haftungsbeschraenkt), (Storyboard Books). The Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, Storyboard Books Privacy Policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time on this Site by Storyboard Books (collectively, the Agreement). Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Storyboard Books, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.

Your Storyboard-books.com Account and Site: If you create an account on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and posts, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the account and posts. You must not describe or assign keywords to your posts or comments in a misleading or unlawful manner, including in a manner intended to trade on the name or reputation of others, and Storyboard Books may change or remove any description or keyword that it considers inappropriate or unlawful, or otherwise likely to cause Storyboard Books liability. You must immediately notify Storyboard Books of any unauthorized uses of your posts, your account or any other breaches of security. Storyboard Books will not be liable for any acts or omissions by You, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.

Responsibility of Contributors: If you operate a post, comment on a post, post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, Content), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:

By submitting Content to Storyboard Books for inclusion on your Website, you grant Storyboard Books a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your posts and comments. If you delete Content, Storyboard Books will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the Website, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the Content may not be made immediately unavailable.
Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, Storyboard Books has the right (though not the obligation) to, in Storyboard Books sole discretion (i) refuse or remove any content that, in Storyboard Books reasonable opinion, violates any Storyboard Books policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, in Storyboard Books sole discretion. Storyboard Books will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.

Responsibility of Website Visitors: Storyboard Books has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that materials content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Storyboard Books does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Storyboard Books disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.

Content Posted on Other Websites: We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which storyboard-books.com links, and that link to storyboard-books.com. Storyboard Books does not have any control over those non-storyboard-books websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-storyboard-books website or webpage, Storyboard Books does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Storyboard Books disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-storyboard-books websites and webpages.

Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy: As Storyboard Books asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by Storyboard Books violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Storyboard Books. Storyboard Books will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Storyboard Books will terminate a visitor's access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Storyboard Books or others. In the case of such termination, Storyboard Books will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Storyboard Books.

Intellectual Property: This Agreement does not transfer from Storyboard Books to you any Storyboard Books or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Storyboard Books. Storyboard Books, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with Storyboard Books, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Storyboard Books or Storyboard Books licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Storyboard Books or third-party trademarks.

Changes: Storyboard Books reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Storyboard Books may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website. Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

Termination: Storyboard Books may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your Storyboard Books account, you may simply discontinue using the Website. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Disclaimer of Warranties: The Website is provided as is. Storyboard Books and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Storyboard Books nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. If you're actually reading this, you understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.

Limitation of Liability: In no event will Storyboard Books, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Storyboard Books under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Storyboard Books shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

General Representation and Warranty: You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the Storyboard Books Privacy Policy, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from Germany or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

Indemnification: You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Storyboard Books, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

(Added 6th November 2014.)
Competition:With respect to the on-line competition, Storyboard Books reserves the right to:

The above has been included as a result of attempts to unfairly influence the outcome of the competition. Please respect the aim of this website, namely to give people a fair chance of having their work rated and the chance of winning the on-line competition. Please don't cheat, there's enough bullshit in life as it is !

Right of first refusal: The Author of any work published on this website, storyboard-books.com, agrees that he/she will offer Storyboard Books the first right to publish the Author's work.