Manic Panic User-Generated Content Terms and Conditions
By replying to our direct message with #ManicPanicYes or by otherwise directly indicating your consent such as through checking a box, adding #ManicPanicYes in a post comment, or by posting a photo to our page in response to a request to do so, you accept without limitation or qualification, the following terms and conditions of use (Terms and Conditions”), which forms a legally binding agreement (the “Agreement’). For good and valuable consideration, you agree as follows.
You hereby grant to Tish & Snooky’s Manic Panic NYC, Inc. including their affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, franchisees, licensees, successors, predecessors and assigns and each of their respective officers, directors, managers, shareholders, members, employees, represenatives and agents (hereinafter “Manic Panic”) to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, the perpetual, absolute right and permission to use and/or publish in perpetuity your name, likeness, photograph(s), video or film footage, social media post, biography, testimonial, or voice recordings, taken of you by Manic Panic or submitted or shared by you to Manic Panic, including through any social media platform (together “Content”) either alone or accompanied by other material, in any manner and in any media, throughout the world, at any time, for the purpose of advertising and publicizing Manic Panic‘s products or services, for art, business or trade purposes and for any other lawful purpose. Such grant includes, without limitation, to use the Content in whole or in part, in composite or distorted in character or form, in color or otherwise through any media. You waive all rights to inspect and approve the finished product, its use or such written or spoken copy as may be used in connection therewith. You acknowledge that any pictures, statements, or voice or film recordings taken of you by Manic Panic and any pictures, statements, social media posts, or film or audio footage submitted or shared by you shall be and remain the sole property of Manic Panic. By approving the use of the Content, you authorize Manic Panic to make copies thereof and retain such Content and copies as Manic Panic deems necessary to facilitate the use of the Content. If you receive any print, negative, or other copy thereof, you shall not authorize its commercial use by anyone else. Nothing in this Agreement will constitute any obligation on the part of Manic Panic to make any use of any of the rights granted by you under this Agreement.
Your Representation To Manic Panic
You represent and warrant that: (i) you are at least 18 years old or the age of majority, whichever is older, in your state of residence, as is everyone else appearing in the Content; (ii) you are of sound mind; (iii) you have full right and authority to enter into this agreement; (iv) neither the Content, nor the use of the Content as permitted in these Terms and Conditions, will infringe upon, misappropriate or violate the intellectual property, privacy, publicity, statutory, contractual, personal or other rights of any person or entity or any laws. You further represent and warrant that: (v) you own or have obtained all necessary rights and permissions to grant the rights to Manic Panic, including without limitation, written releases of all rights of privacy and publicity from all individuals included in any way in the Content, and no payment of any kind is due to any third party for the use of the Content; (vi) this Agreement does not in any way conflict with any existing commitment. You agree to the foregoing without receipt, demand, expectation or legal right to any compensation. You acknowledge that you are an independent contractor of Manic Panic, and are not an employee or agent for any purpose.
You release, discharge and agree to hold harmless Manic Panic and all other persons/entities involved in the use, production, exhibition, or distribution of the Content, in accordance with the terms hereof, from any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, expenses and causes of action for any violation of any personal and proprietary rights you may have in connection with the content, distribution or other use of the Content, including without limitation, any claims or causes of action with respect to invasion of privacy, trespass, right to publicity, and defamation, including what might be deemed to be misrepresentation of you, your character, or your person due to distortion, optical illusion, or faulty reproduction that may occur in the finished product.
YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS RELEASE, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, AND UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE GIVING UP RIGHTS, INCLUDING YOUR RIGHT TO SUE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE ACCEPTING THIS RELEASE FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY AND INTEND IT TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.
You hereby agree to defend, indemnify and hold Manic Panic (including its respective officers, directors, managers, members, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns) harmless from and against any and all claims, actions or proceedings of any kind, and from any and all damages, judgments, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees and expenses (including any incurred in the enforcement of this provision), relating to or arising out of (i) Manic Panic’s use of the Content, (ii) your breach or alleged breach of these Terms and Conditions, including any of your warranties, representations or agreements hereunder, (iii) your violation of laws, or (iv) your violation of any rights of another person or entity.
- Copyright Infringement
If you believe that our work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you should notify Manic Panic of your copyright infringement claim in accordance with the following procedure. Manic Panic will take appropriate action pursuant to the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) and other applicable intellectual property laws. Pursuant to the DMCA, notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or if by mail, 21-07 Borden Ave, 4th Floor, Long Island City, NY 11101. To be effective, the notification must be in writing and contain the following information:
- (i) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- (ii) identification of the copyrighted work(s) claimed to have been infringed or, if multiple copyrighted works, a representative list of such works;
- (iii) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and the location of such material on our Site;
- (iv) information to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address;
- (v) a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- (vi) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Any notification that fails to comply with the requirements of the DMCA shall not be considered sufficient notice and shall not be deemed to confer upon Manic Panic actual knowledge of facts or circumstances from which infringing material or acts are evident.
These Terms and Conditions and any related claim or dispute, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, shall be governed by the laws in effect in the State of New York, without giving effect to its conflicts of law principles. Each party irrevocably consents and agrees to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New York state or federal courts, as applicable, located in Queens County.
EACH PARTY WAIVES, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ANY RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY ACTION, SUIT, CLAIM OR PROCEEDING BROUGHT TO ENFORCE, DEFEND OR INTERPRET ANY RIGHTS OR REMEDIES ARISING HEREUNDER, RELATING TO OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT.
In the event that any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall for any reason be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such provision shall be revised solely to the extent necessary to render such provision valid, legal and enforceable, and without invalidating or affecting the remaining provisions hereof. Nothing contained herein shall deem or construe you and Manic Panic to be partners, joint venturers, principal-agent or employer-employee, and no party shall have any authority to obligate or bind the other whatsoever.
These Terms and Conditions represent the entire agreement between you and Manic Panic with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all prior and contemporaneous agreements, understandings, inducements or conditions, expressed or implied, oral or written. No modifications, amendments or waivers will be effective unless in writing and signed by both you and Manic Panic.