Access and Use of the Service
LyricOK provides the Service as, among other things, a forum for commentary on music lyrics and other creative works, analysis of the meaning and implications of those lyrics and creative works and exploration of themes spanning various artists, genres and mediums. We welcome your participation in this exegesis subject to these Terms. Registration may not be required to view content on the Service, but even unregistered Users are bound by these Terms. Subject to the terms and conditions of these Terms, you are hereby granted a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable, freely revocable license to use the Service as permitted by the features of the Service. LyricOK reserves all rights not expressly granted herein in the Service and the LyricOK Content (as defined below). LyricOK may terminate this license at any time for any reason or no reason.
Conditions of Use and User Content
You agree to use the Service only in compliance with these Terms:
User Content: You are solely responsible for all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, annotations, or other content, information, and materials (“User Content”) that you upload, post, publish or display (hereinafter, “post”) or email or otherwise transmit or use via the Service, including without limitation (i) Registration Data, (ii) the information you include in your profile, which may include your handle or profile page for third party accounts like Facebook and Twitter and your photo, (iii) your comments on the Service(provided that the composition of any such summaries shall be created by and owned by Genius), and (iv) any lyrics, bodies of text, or graphics you post to the Service. You represent and warrant that the User Content and all other content submitted to the Service through your account or otherwise posted, transmitted, or distributed by you on or through the Service will not violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including any Intellectual Property Rights (as defined below), privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights, and that such User Content shall not contain libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise unlawful or inappropriate material. You agree not to post any User Content without any permission or consent that may be required in order for you to do so.
For the purposes of these Terms, “Intellectual Property Rights” means all patent rights, copyright rights, mask work rights, moral rights, rights of publicity, trademark, trade dress and service mark rights, goodwill, trade secret rights and other intellectual property rights as may now exist or hereafter come into existence, and all applications therefore and registrations, renewals and extensions thereof, under the laws of any state, country, territory or other jurisdiction.
If you register for an account with us, we will display certain portions of your User Content to other Users, including without limitation your user name and your posts. You acknowledge and agree that we have no obligation to display any particular item of User Content and may filter the display of User Content in our sole discretion for no reason or for any reason.
LYRICOK TAKES NO RESPONSIBILITY AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY USER CONTENT THAT YOU OR ANY OTHER USER OR THIRD PARTY POSTS OR SENDS OVER THE SERVICE. YOU SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USER CONTENT AND THE CONSEQUENCES OF POSTING OR PUBLISHING IT, AND YOU AGREE THAT WE ARE ONLY ACTING AS A PASSIVE CONDUIT FOR YOUR ONLINE DISTRIBUTION AND PUBLICATION OF YOUR USER CONTENT. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU MAY BE EXPOSED TO USER CONTENT THAT IS INACCURATE, OBJECTIONABLE, INAPPROPRIATE FOR CHILDREN, OR OTHERWISE UNSUITED TO YOUR PURPOSE, AND YOU AGREE THAT LYRICOK SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES YOU ALLEGE TO INCUR AS A RESULT OF ANY USER CONTENT.
License to User Content: When you post User Content to the Service or otherwise submit it to us, you hereby grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to LyricOK an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense through multiple tiers) to use, reproduce, publicly perform, publicly display, modify, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part), create derivative works of, distribute and otherwise fully exploit all Intellectual Property Rights in and to such User Content for purposes of providing, operating and promoting the Service or otherwise conducting the business of LyricOK. Subject to the rights granted to us in these Terms, you retain full ownership of your User Content; provided, however, that Genius owns all right and title in and to the collective content of the Service, including without limitation to the extent your User Content forms a part of any work of authorship presented or displayed on the Service.
User Conduct: The following are examples of the kind of content and/or use that is illegal or prohibited by LyricOK. Genius reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in LyricOK’ sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending content from the Service, suspending or terminating the account of such Users and reporting you to the law enforcement authorities.
Disclaimer of Warranties
YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. LYTICOK EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
LYRICOK MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (I) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (II) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (III) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR (IV) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
LYRICOK DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE LYRICOK SERVICE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR SERVICE, AND LYRICOK WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY MONITOR ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.
FEDERAL LAW, SOME STATES, PROVINCES AND OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.