TERMS OF USE

Welcome to www.butterscotchtv.com and www.butterscotchsplayground.com, the official BUTTTERSCOTCH’S PLAYGROUND websites (collectively, the “Site”), owned and operated by Butterscotch Communications Group, LLC.  Butterscotch Communications Group, LLC is referred to herein as “we,” “us,” or “our.”  

 PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.  By using this Site, you signify your agreement to these terms of use.  If you do not agree to these terms of use, you may not use this Site.  We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or delete portions of these terms of use at any time in accordance with the procedures set forth below.

ARTICLE 1.   CONSIDERATION  

1.1           You acknowledge that these terms of use are supported by reasonable and valuable consideration, the receipt and adequacy of which are hereby acknowledged.  Without limiting the foregoing, you acknowledge that such consideration includes, without limitation, your use of the Site and the receipt of music, images, and information available at or through the Site. 

ARTICLE 2.   RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS

2.1           All information, content, and materials contained on the Site are our copyrighted property.  All trademarks, service marks, trade names, and trade dress are proprietary to us.  No information, content or material from the Site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way, except that you may download one copy of the information, content or materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided (a) that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, (b) that you make no modifications to the information, content, or materials, and (c) that you do not use the information, content, or materials in a manner that suggests an association with GREG PAGE, his music, or any of our products, services, or brands.  The use of any information, content, or materials on the Site on any other website or computer environment is prohibited.

2.2           The Site is only for your personal use.  You may not use the Site for commercial purposes or in any way that is unlawful, or harms us or any other person or entity, as determined in our sole discretion.

2.3           In the event that you download content from the Site, the content, including any music, files, images incorporated in or generated by the content, and data accompanying the content (collectively, the “Content”) are licensed to you by us or third-party licensors for your personal, non-commercial home use only.  We do not transfer title to the Content to you.  You may own the medium on which the Content resides, but we retain full and complete title to the Content and all intellectual property rights therein.  You may not redistribute, sell, or auction the Content.  Content from the Site is further subject to US export controls. 

     2.3.1      Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, no Content from the Site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported into (or to a national or resident of) Afghanistan, Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, Iraq, Liberia, Lebanon, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, or any other country to which export is subject to control or licensing by the United States.  By downloading or using the Content, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list or otherwise in violation of export control laws or regulations. 

ARTICLE 3.  SUBMISSIONS

3.1           We are pleased to hear from our visitors and welcome your comments regarding Butterscotch’s Playground, its music, and BUTTERSCOTCH® brand products.  Unfortunately, however, our company policy does not allow us to accept or consider unsolicited creative ideas, suggestions or materials.  We hope you will understand that it is the intent of this policy to avoid the possibility of future misunderstandings when projects developed by us or under the direction of us might seem to others to be similar to their own creative work.  Please do not send us any unsolicited materials such as musical compositions (including lyrics), ideas, concepts, pitches, suggestions, stories, screenplays, treatments, formats, artwork, photographs, drawings, videos, audiovisual works, sound recordings, program formats, characterizations and/or other similar materials (“Unsolicited Submissions”).

3.2           If, despite our request, you intentionally or unintentionally send us Unsolicited Submissions, or through features or activities on the Site, you submit, post or otherwise send us any information, content or materials including, without limitation, data, text, messages, files, images, photographs, videos, audiovisual works, musical compositions (including lyrics), sound recordings, postings, your and/or other persons’ names, likenesses, voices, usernames, profiles, actions, appearances, performances and/or other biographical information or material, and any other materials, as well as links to data, text, files, images, photographs, videos, audiovisual works, musical compositions (including lyrics), sound recordings, postings, your and/or other persons’ names, likenesses, voices, usernames, profiles, actions, appearances, performances and other biographical information or material, web pages and any other materials (collectively, “User-Generated Content”) through such features or activities (such User-Generated Content, together with Unsolicited Submissions, the “Submissions”), we (and our licensees, distributors, agents, representatives and other authorized users)shall be entitled to unrestricted use of such Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without the requirement of any permission from or payment to you or to any other person or entity.  If there exists any doubt or ambiguity about whether any User-Generated Content constitutes a Submission, such User-Generated Content shall be conclusively deemed to be a Submission.  No Submission shall be subject to any obligation of confidentiality on our part and we shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submission.  Without limiting the foregoing, you hereby grant us (and our licensees, distributors, agents, representatives and other authorized users), without the requirement of any permission from or payment to you or to any other person or entity, a perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully-paid, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable worldwide license to use, re-use, reproduce, transmit, print, publish, display, exhibit, distribute, re-distribute, copy, host, store, cache, archive, index, categorize, comment on, broadcast, stream, edit, alter, modify (including, without limitation, removing lyrics and music from any Submission or substituting the lyrics and music in any Submission with music and lyrics selected by us), adapt, translate, create derivative works based upon and publicly perform such Submissions, in whole or in part, in all media formats and channels now known or hereafter devised (including, without limitation, on the Site, on third party websites, on our broadcast and cable networks and stations, and on our broadband and wireless platforms, products and services) for any and all purposes including, without limitation, news, advertising, promotional, marketing, publicity, trade or commercial purposes, all without further notice to you and with or without attribution (the “Submissions License”). 

3.3           You hereby appoint us as your agent with full power to enter into and execute any document and/or do any act we may consider appropriate to confirm the grant of rights, consents, agreements, assignments and waivers set forth in these terms of use.

ARTICLE 4.  REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND SECURITY

4.1           You agree to provide, maintain and update true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by our registration processes (the “Registration Data”).  If you provide any information that does not satisfy this provision, or we have reasonable grounds to suspect as much, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Site (or any portion thereof).  

4.2           You also agree to promptly notify us of any unauthorized use of your username, password, other account information, or any other breach of security that you become aware of involving or relating to the Site.  In addition, you agree to exit from your account at the end of each session.

4.3           We explicitly disclaim liability for any and all losses and damages arising from your failure to comply with this section.

4.4           WE MAY CHANGE THE SITE OR DELETE CONTENT OR FEATURES IN ANY WAY, AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASON OR NO REASON.

ARTICLE 5.  CONTENT LINKED TO THE SITE

5.1           You should be aware that when you are on the Site, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control.  There may be links to other sites from pages on the Site that take you outside of our service.  For example, if you click on a banner advertisement or a search result, the click may take you off the Site.  This could include links from advertisers, sponsors and content partners that may use our logo(s) as part of a co-branding relationship.  You acknowledge that when you click on a link that leaves the Site, the site you will land on is not controlled by us and different terms of use and privacy policy may apply.  By clicking on links to other sites, you acknowledge that we are not responsible for those sites.  We reserve the right to disable links from third-party sites to the Site, although we are under no obligation to do so.

5.2           We make no representations concerning the content of sites listed in any of our directories. Consequently, we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in sites listed in our search results or otherwise linked to the Site.  

ARTICLE 6.  DISCLAIMER

6.1           THE INFORMATION, CONTENT AND MATERIALS ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN INFORMATION, CONTENT AND MATERIALS ON THE SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, USER-GENERATED CONTENT) WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE SUCH INFORMATION, CONTENT AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. MOREOVER, YOU ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES CONTAINED ON OR OFFERED, MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH, OR OTHERWISE RELATED IN ANY WAY TO THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, USER-GENERATED CONTENT, OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITES OR SERVICES LINKED TO FROM THE SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, SAFETY OR OTHERWISE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. 

ARTICLE 7.  INDEMNIFICATION

7.1           You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username(s), password(s), and your account(s), as well as all activities that occur under your account(s).  You hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us, our licensors, licensees, distributors, agents, representatives and other authorized users, and each of the foregoing entities’ respective resellers, distributors, service providers and suppliers, and all of the foregoing entities’ respective officers, directors, owners, employees, agents, representatives and assigns (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, liabilities and costs (including, without limitation, settlement costs and any legal or other fees and expenses for investigating or defending any actions or threatened actions) incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you of these terms of use or claims arising from your account(s).  You shall use your best efforts to cooperate with us in the defense of any claim.  We reserve the right, at our own expense, to employ separate counsel and assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.

ARTICLE 8.  LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

8.1           UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS, PERSONAL INJURY (INCLUDING DEATH) AND PROPERTY DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, THAT RESULT FROM (A) THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR CONTENT, MATERIALS OR FUNCTIONS ON THE SITE, OR (B) THE CONDUCT OR ACTIONS, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY USER OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, OR $100 (WHICHEVER IS LESS) FOR ACCESSING OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY ACTIVITY RELATED TO THE SITE.

8.2           MOREOVER, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE, OUR LICENSORS AND LICENSEES, OR ANY OF THE FOREGOING ENTITIES’ RESPECTIVE RESELLERS, DISTRIBUTORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS AND SUPPLIERS BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DELAY OR FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM AN ACT OF FORCE MAJEURE OR CAUSES BEYOND OUR OR THEIR REASONABLE CONTROL INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ACTS OF GOD, WAR, EQUIPMENT AND TECHNICAL FAILURES, ELECTRICAL POWER FAILURES OR FLUCTUATIONS, STRIKES, LABOR DISPUTES, RIOTS, CIVIL DISTURBANCES, SHORTAGES OF LABOR OR MATERIALS, NATURAL DISASTERS, GOVERNMENTAL ACTIONS, ORDERS OF DOMESTIC OR FOREIGN COURTS OR TRIBUNALS, NON-PERFORMANCE OF THIRD PARTIES, OR ANY REASONS BEYOND THE REASONABLE CONTROL OF US OR OUR LICENSORS AND LICENSEES, OR ANY OF THE FOREGOING ENTITIES’ RESPECTIVE RESELLERS, DISTRIBUTORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS AND SUPPLIERS.

8.3           YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT NEITHER WE, OUR LICENSORS AND LICENSEES, NOR ANY OF THE FOREGOING ENTITIES’ RESPECTIVE RESELLERS, DISTRIBUTORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS AND SUPPLIERS ARE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR (A) ANY INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN THE SITE AND ANY WEBSITE, SERVICE, SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE OR (B) ANY DELAYS OR FAILURES YOU MAY EXPERIENCE WITH ANY TRANSMISSIONS OR TRANSACTIONS RELATING TO THE SITE IN AN ACCURATE OR TIMELY MANNER.

8.4           THE LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS IN THIS SECTION AND ELSEWHERE IN THESE TERMS OF USE APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.   

8.5           APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR THE EXCLUSION, LIMITATION, OR DISCLAIMER LIABILITY FOR THE CERTAIN PROVISIONS SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS OF USE, SO SUCH EXCLUSIONS, LIMITATIONS OR DISCLAIMERS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. 

ARTICLE 9.  JURISDICTIONAL AND VENUE ISSUES

9.1           You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms of use shall be filed, and that venue properly lies, only in Cook County, Chicago, Illinois, USA, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.  We make no representation that information, content or materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in any particular location. Those who choose to access the Site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws including, but not limited to, any applicable local laws.

ARTICLE 10.  AMENDMENT

10.1        We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or delete portions of these terms of use at any time without notice, and it is your responsibility to review these terms of use for any changes.  Your use of the Site following any amendment of these terms of use will signify and constitute your assent to and acceptance of such revised terms of use. 

ARTICLE 11.  GENERAL PROVISIONS

11.1        These terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.  If any provision of these terms of use shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms of use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.  No waiver of any provision of these terms of use by us shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such provision or any other provision, and our failure to assert any right or provision under these terms of use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. 

11.2        YOU AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES; OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE PERMANENTLY BARRED.