c-Site™ Online Copyright Registration End-User Agreement
This Trade Studios c-Site Online Copyright Registration End-User Agreement ("Agreement") is by and between Trade Studios (" Trade Studios "), an AZ individual and you, as copyright owner, your heirs, assigns, agents and successors ("You") and is made effective as of the date of electronic execution.
By using Trade Studios's c-Site Online Copyright Registration services (the "Services"), You agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth herein. You further agree that this Agreement may be amended from time to time and You agree to be bound by any new, different or additional terms Trade Studios may adopt from time to time, and any other applicable agreements or policies including the Universal Terms of Service. Such Agreements may be found here.
1. SERVICE DETAILS
Trade Studios's Online Copyright Registration division is a service provider and does not offer legal, tax or financial advice. When You purchase c-Site, You complete the online copyright registration application form and submit it to Trade Studios for review and processing. After Trade Studios's review is complete, Your copyright application will be prepared and transmitted to You via e-mail together with accompanying instructions for filing the application directly with the U.S. Copyright Office. Once the copyright application and filing instructions are transmitted, Trade Studios's and c-Site's Services come to an end. Thereafter, Trade Studios will not provide any additional services or provide any customer support in connection with those copyright applications for which You are responsible for filing with the U.S. Copyright Office.
Custom Filing Services are also available for purchase. With Custom Filing, You complete the online copyright registration application form and submit it to Trade Studios for review, processing and filing. Trade Studios will prepare and file copyright forms with the U.S. Copyright Office based on information You provide. Trade Studios will also submit to the U.S. Copyright Office the Deposit You send to Trade Studios. You acknowledge that the Deposit may need to be converted from an electronic version to a physical version by Trade Studios. Trade Studios acts as a third party service provider in the filing process and assumes no liability for the materials You submit, including, but not limited to, the completeness or correctness of the Deposit, or its suitability for copyright. Trade Studios will submit the Deposit AS IS, and will not be responsible for any errors, omissions, or defects.
Trade Studios reserves the right to reject any and all copyright registration applications and/or Deposits for any reason whatsoever. In the event Trade Studios rejects your filing or is unable to provide Services to You, You agree that Your only remedy will be a refund of the fee You paid for the Services. Under no circumstances will you be entitled to recover the federal filing fee or any damages in excess of the fees You paid for the Services.
Trade Studios will only keep copies of files You submit for the amount of time required to review and prepare the application (and in the case of Custom Filing, file the application, with the U.S. Copyright Office). For files You submit electronically, You release Trade Studios from any responsibility or liability for technical difficulties such as system crashes, unexpected downtime, or other circumstances which may result in lost or damaged materials.
It is also Your responsibility to ensure that Your Deposit meets Copyright Office requirements, which are set forth within the c-Site web site.
Trade Studios makes no guarantees as to the time needed to review, process, prepare and/or file copyright applications. Your careful attention to the details of the filing process will reduce the amount of time required for Your filing. You agree that the filing date will be the date the U.S. Copyright Office receives the Deposit, application and filing fee in acceptable form, and not the date you submit Your filing to Trade Studios.
2. LIMITATIONS ON SERVICE
Trade Studios is a service provider, not a law firm. Therefore, Trade Studios will not proofread or conduct legal research or other such inquiries to ensure that Your work is suitable for copyright registration. You specifically represent and warrant that You are the rightful owner of the Deposit and that You are not infringing the legal or other rights of a third party by engaging Trade Studios's Services hereunder.
Trade Studios does not and cannot represent, warrant, guarantee, promise or otherwise assure You that:
- Your copyright filing will be accepted by the U.S. Copyright Office;
- Your copyright application will be approved by the U.S. Copyright Office;
- the Copyright Office will not have questions or concerns regarding either Your application or Deposit;
- issues arising in connection with Your application will be resolved to Your or the Copyright
- Office's satisfaction;
support or customer service will be available for any and all inquiries related to Your application. Furthermore, Trade Studios does not and cannot guarantee that filing and registering Your copyrighted work will cause You to be successful in any future litigation concerning Your work or Your intellectual property rights therein.
3. YOUR OBLIGATIONS
You agree to thoroughly, accurately and honestly complete all forms and requests for information provided by Trade Studios throughout the filing process. You agree that Trade Studios will not be responsible for any false or misleading information You provide, whether intentionally or unintentionally.
You agree to notify Trade Studios within 5 business days when any of the information you provided as part of the application and/or registration process changes. It is your responsibility to keep this information in a current and accurate status. Failure by you, for whatever reason, to provide Trade Studios with accurate and reliable information on an initial and continual basis, shall be considered a material breach of this Agreement. Failure by you, for whatever reason, to respond within five (5) business days to any inquiries made by Trade Studios to determine the validity of information provided by you, shall also be considered a material breach of this Agreement.
You agree to ensure that Your Deposit is free from errors, omissions, or defects prior to submitting it to Trade Studios. You understand and agree that all fees paid to Trade Studios, including the federal filing fee, will not be refunded unless Trade Studios rejects Your filing or is unable to provide Services to You. You further agree that corrections to materials previously submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office will be considered new filings and will require full payment of all applicable fees.
You agree that none of the materials You submit to Trade Studios for filing with the U.S. Copyright Office will contain harmful or morally objectionable content. By way of example only, harmful or morally objectionable content includes, but is not limited to, content that is designed to, intended to, or otherwise: (i) appeal purely to the prurient interests of third parties; (ii) defame, embarrass, harm, abuse, threaten, or harass third parties; (iii) violate state or federal laws of the United States and/or foreign territories; (iv) involve hate crimes, terrorism and/or child pornography; (v) be vulgar, obscene, invasive of a third party's privacy, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable; (vi) impersonate the identity of a third party; (vii) harm minors in any way; (viii) relate to or transmit viruses, Trojan Horses, access codes, backdoors, worms, time bombs or any other code, routine, mechanism, device or item that corrupts, damages, impairs, interferes with, intercepts or misappropriates any software, hardware, firmware, network, system, data or personally identifiable information. Trade Studios reserves the right to refuse to file Your Deposit and any other materials for whatever reason, including any of those listed above.
4. LICENSE; AGENCY
You grant Trade Studios a license to use Your Deposit for the limited purpose of reviewing, processing and/or filing it with the U.S. Copyright Office. Trade Studios will not use Your copyrighted materials for any other purpose unless specifically requested to do so by You under separate written agreement.
If You purchase the Custom Filing Service, You hereby appoint Trade Studios as Your authorized agent for purposes of submitting Your Deposit and filing forms with the U.S. Copyright Office. No other agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.