TERMS OF SERVICE (UPDATED JAN 1, 2018)
This agreement is between Yardstick Entertainment Pvt Ltd (“Starbounty”) and users of Starbounty’s products, services, and websites (“You”).
1. YOUR ACCEPTANCE
Although Starbounty may attempt to notify You when major changes are made to the Terms of Service, You should periodically review the most up-to-date version at Starbounty may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise the Terms of Service at any time, and You agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions.
2. COMMUNITY GUIDELINES
You may be permanently banned from the Service if You do any of the following:
Attack or demean individuals or groups,
Engage in predatory behavior, stalking, harassment, or intimidation,
Engage in offensive speech,
Engage in bullying.
You also may be banned if you take any other action that Starbounty determines is harmful to the Service or the use of the Service by others, or is in violation of applicable law.
3. STARBOUNTY ACCOUNTS
In order to access some features of the Service, You will have to create a Starbounty account. You may not use another user's account without permission. When creating your account, You must provide accurate and complete information. You are responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and You must keep your account password secure. You must notify Starbounty immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
Starbounty will not be liable for any losses to You caused by any unauthorized use of your account.
4. GENERAL USE OF THE SERVICE
Starbounty grants You permission to access and use the Service as set forth in the Terms of Service, provided that:
You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Service.
You agree not to use the Service for any of the following commercial uses unless you obtain Starbounty's prior written approval:
the sale of access to the Service; or
the sale of advertising, sponsorships, or promotions placed on or within the Service, including any content shared on the Service.
In your use of the Service, You will comply with all applicable laws.
Starbounty reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time.
5. YOUR USE OF CONTENT
In addition to the general restrictions above, the following restrictions and conditions apply specifically to your use of musical content (“Content”):
Content on the Service, and the trademarks, service marks and logos on the Service, are owned by or licensed to Starbounty, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law.
You may access Content for your personal use solely as intended through the provided functionality of the Service and as permitted under the Terms of Service. You shall not copy, distribute, broadcast, sell, license, or otherwise exploit any Content for any other purposes without the prior written consent of Starbounty or the respective licensors of the Content. Starbounty and its licensors reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to the Service and the Content.
You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Service or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Service or the Content therein.
You understand and acknowledge that You may be exposed to Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and You agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies You have or may have against Starbounty with respect thereto, and, to the extent permitted by applicable law, agree to indemnify and hold harmless Starbounty, its owners, operators, affiliates, licensors, and licensees to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the Service.
Apple is not involved in any way with the contest or sweepstakes or our Audition Services provided through our application.
6. YOUR CONTENT; LICENSE TO STARBOUNTY
As a Starbounty account holder, You may submit Content to the Service. You understand that Starbounty does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any Content you submit.
You shall be solely responsible for your own Content and the consequences of submitting your Content on the Service. You affirm, represent, and warrant that You own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish Content You submit; and You license to Starbounty all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to such Content for publication on the Service pursuant to the Terms of Service.
You retain all of your ownership rights in your Content. However, by submitting Content to Starbounty, You hereby grant Starbounty a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, monetize, distribute, modify, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the Content in connection with the Service and Starbounty's (and its successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of the Service a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to access your Content through the Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, modify, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such Content as permitted through the functionality of the Service and under the Terms of Service.
Many of Starbounty’s products are interactive, and, as such, may be modified by other Users of the Service without Your prior approval. Such modifications may enhance or detract from your Content and You. You acknowledge and agree that other users of the Service may so modify your Content at any time following submission thereof and assume the risks related thereto.
You are free to remove your Content at any time. You understand and agree, however, that Starbounty may retain, but not display, distribute or perform, server copies of your Content that have been removed or deleted by You. Further, You understand and agree that any Content you have submitted, as thereafter modified by any other user of the Services, which has been previously downloaded by any other user or person will remain within the control of such user or person.
You further agree that Content You submit to the Service will not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights, unless You have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant Starbounty all of the license rights granted herein.
Starbounty expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with Content. Starbounty does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the Service, and Starbounty will remove all Content if properly notified that such Content infringes on another's intellectual property rights. Starbounty reserves the right to remove Content without prior notice.
7. ACCOUNT TERMINATION POLICY
Starbounty will terminate a user's access to the Service if, under appropriate circumstances, the user is determined to have infringed the Terms of Service.
Starbounty reserves the right to decide whether Content violates the Terms of Service for reasons other than copyright infringement, such as, but not limited to, pornography, obscenity, or excessive length. Starbounty may at any time, without prior notice and in its sole discretion, remove such Content and/or terminate a user's account for submitting such material in violation of the Terms of Service.
If You purchase products or services directly from Starbounty, You authorize Starbounty to charge You the applicable fees, including any ongoing charges for subscription renewals, through the designated payment method. You understand and acknowledge that Starbounty may adjust the pricing for its products and services in the future and that You will be charged such adjusted fees on a going forward-basis after notice to You from Starbounty. If You purchase a subscription from Starbounty, your subscription will automatically renew at the end of each subscription term until You cancel the subscription. If You cancel a subscription, Your subscription will terminate at the end of Your current subscription period. You acknowledge that any payments You make to Starbounty are non-refundable. Starbounty may, at its discretion, provide You with a credit or refund, but such issuance of a credit or refund does not obligate Starbounty to provide You credits or refunds in the future.
9. VIRTUAL CURRENCY POLICY
You may earn virtual currency within the Service. Earned virtual currency is credited to your customer account and Starbounty provides You a license to use such virtual currency. Accordingly, You have no ownership or other property interest in the virtual currency, and all rights in and to the virtual currency shall forever be owned by and enure to the benefit of Starbounty. You may only redeem virtual currency to purchase goods within the Service. Upon redemption of any virtual currency by You, the amount available in your virtual currency account is reduced by the amount redeemed. Virtual currency is not redeemable for cash, except as required by applicable law. Your customer account and any unused balances in that account may not be given or sold and are not assignable or transferable. Accordingly, You may not trade, give, sell or attempt to sell virtual currency or other product items for “real” money, or exchange those items or currency for value of any kind outside of the Service. Any gift, sale, transfer or assignment is prohibited and void and will subject a Your virtual currency account to termination. Starbounty reserves the right to suspend, terminate, or revoke the use of virtual currency or Your virtual currency account at any time in its discretion, with or without cause or prior notice, subject to applicable law. Starbounty also reserves the right to terminate the license to your account and all of the virtual currency in it if such account has been inactive for 180 days.
10. NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENTS
If You are an intellectual property owner or agent thereof and believe that any Content on the Service infringes any rights that You own or represent, then You may submit a notification of claimed infringement and we will respond accordingly. Please see for further information on how to submit a notification of claimed infringement. The terms and conditions set forth at including our Repeat Infringer Policy, are hereby incorporated into and made a part of these Terms of Service.
11. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, STARBOUNTY ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE AND YOUR USE THEREOF. STARBOUNTY ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF STARBOUNTY’S SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SERVICE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE SERVICE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICE. STARBOUNTY DOES NOT ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SERVICE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND STARBOUNTY WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.
12. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT SHALL STARBOUNTY, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF STARBOUNTY’S SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SERVICE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE SERVICE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT YOU ARE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT STARBOUNTY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
The Service is controlled and offered by Starbounty from its facilities in the United States of America. Starbounty makes no representations that the Service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Service from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Starbounty, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Service; (ii) your violation of any term of the Terms of Service; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that your Content caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive the Terms of Service and your use of the Service.
14. ABILITY TO ACCEPT TERMS OF SERVICE
You affirm that you are either 17 years of age or older, an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into and comply with the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in the Terms of Service.
The Terms of Service, and any rights and licenses granted here under, may not be transferred or assigned by You, but may be assigned by Starbounty without restriction.
You agree that: (i) the Service shall be deemed solely based in California; and (ii) the Service does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over Starbounty, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than California. The Terms of Service shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim or dispute between You and Starbounty that arises in whole or in part from the Service shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in San Francisco, California. If any provision of the Terms of Service is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of the Terms of Service, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any provision of the Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such provision or any other provision, and any failure by Starbounty to assert any right or provision under the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Starbounty reserves the right to amend the Terms of Service at any time without notice. It is your responsibility to review the Terms of Service for any changes. Your use of the Service following any amendment of the Terms of Service will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms. YOU AND STARBOUNTY AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SERVICES MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
1. INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
“Personal Data” means data that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name, address, phone number, email address, as well as any other non-public information about you that is associated with or linked to any of the foregoing data, including musical content that you create using our Site and our Services (“Content”). “Aggregate Data” means Personal Data that has been combined by or for Starbounty into anonymous groups of users where the groups are large enough to reasonably prevent individual users from being identified, and “Anonymized Data” is Personal Data that has been anonymized by or for Starbounty so that it does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific individual.
2. INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US DIRECTLY
Basic account information
In order to register for a Starbounty account on the Site, you are required to provide Starbounty with certain Personal Data, such as your email address, phone number, username and password. Your user name is listed publicly on the Services, including in search results. We may use your email address and/or phone number to send you information about the Services, provide customer support or to notify you of additional Starbounty products and services. You may use your account settings to unsubscribe from notifications from Starbounty.
Additional profile information
You may also choose to provide Starbounty with additional Personal Data for your profile, which we will make public (your “Public Profile”), such as a picture, your location and an additional blurb about yourself. The information that you provide in your Public Profile will be visible to others, including anonymous visitors to the Site.
Information from third party social network accounts
If you sign into the Site with a third party social network, such as Facebook Connect, we will collect any information that you have agreed to make available to Starbounty through such account, which may include: (1) your first and last name, (2) your user ID/URL, (3) your profile picture, (4) your list of friends, (5) your email address and/or phone number, and/or (6) your birthday. This information will be primarily used for user registration and to enhance your social experience on the Site, which may include friend-to-friend interaction and notifications, chat, or messaging functionality, public leaderboards, head-to-head competition and other similar features. If you sign into Starbounty with a third party social network and agree to make your list of friends on such network available to Starbounty, your friends on such network will automatically follow you on the Site and your Starbounty account will be automatically configured to follow your friends. You can, however, unfollow any other user on Starbounty at any time.
Content, following and other public information
Starbounty's Services are designed to help you create and share Content. Most of the information you provide Starbounty is information you are asking Starbounty to make public. This includes the Content you create and the metadata associated with it, such as when you created it, the people you follow, the songs you mark as favorites or share, and your comments on Content provided by other users. We will associate this information with your Personal Data and we may use this information and other information that results from your use of the Site and/or Services to customize the content we show you, including ads. When you share information or Content via the Site or the Services, you should think carefully about what you are making public.
Forums, message boards, blogs and/or news groups may be available to you through the Site and/or the Services. Please remember that any information you post in these areas becomes public information. If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited responses. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any of your personal information in a public forum.
Surveys and contests
We sometimes conduct or sponsor surveys and contests. Participation in surveys and contests is completely voluntary. If you elect to participate, we may ask you for contact, demographic, and other information. We use this Personal Data to understand our users and their use of the Site and Services and to improve the Site and Services, and we may provide users with the results of such surveys and contests.
3. INFORMATION THAT WE GET FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES
Log data and location information
When you use the Services, we automatically collect certain log data, including your IP address, browser type, hardware type, unique device ID, the version of your operating system, your activity within the Services, and your location (based on opt-in location-based services, which rely upon a device's GPS coordinates). We use this information to administer, troubleshoot and improve the Services, and to help us understand how you and our other users use the Site and Services. We may also collect similar information from emails sent to Starbounty's users, which helps us track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients.
Cookies and similar technologies
Third-party platforms and marketplaces
Third-party libraries included in Starbounty's applications collect device information and user activity within the application. Third-party platforms and marketplaces through which Starbounty's applications are made available may collect information about you, or receive information from Starbounty, in order to provide or analyze their services. These third-party platforms and marketplaces are neither developed nor administered by us and we are not responsible for the actions of those third parties. You should carefully review the terms of service and privacy policies of any third-party platforms or marketplaces that you use to access Starbounty's applications.
We use Google Analytics' Demographics and Interest Reporting feature to collect information about use of the Site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit the Site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to the Site. We will not facilitate the merging of your Personal Data with non-personally identifiable information collected through Google Analytics unless we have given you notice of that merger. You may opt-out of Google Analytics tracking with the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.
4. INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
Any information in your Public Profile (e.g., your username and any profile image, location or additional information that you provide as part of your Public Profile, but not your phone number, or email address) will be accessible by other users of the Site and Services. Content that you create through or upload to the Site or the Services will by default be public and available to users of the Site and the Services. For information about how to change your privacy settings with respect to Content or delete Content from the Site or the Services, see the frequently asked questions at Similarly, if you comment on any Content on the Site or the Services, your comments will be public and available to users of the Site and the Services.
With your consent
We may disclose your Personal Data when we have your express permission.
Advertisers and other business partners
We may share Anonymized or Aggregated Data about our users or the use of the Site or Services with our advertisers and partners. This means that we may tell our advertisers general information about the characteristics of our user base, but we do not specifically identify a particular user or visitor by name or provide the user's contact information. We may share your unique device ID and/or your location (based on opt-in location-based services, which rely upon a device's GPS coordinates) with third parties, including advertisers and partners, or provide reports to such parties about the number of unique users who saw or clicked on their advertisements. We may also share certain information such as cookie data with third-party advertising partners. This information, among other things, allows third-party ad networks to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you.
We may disclose your information on a confidential basis to nonaffiliated service providers we engage to perform services for Starbounty in connection with the Site and our provision of the Services. Information will be shared with such service providers only to the extent reasonably necessary for them to perform such services.
If required by law
Regardless of any choices you make regarding your Personal Data (as described in Section 7 below), we may preserve and disclose your information if we believe in good faith that we are required to do so in connection with any legal investigation, or by law or regulation, including in response to a court order, subpoena or other legal demand or request.
Safety and security
Change of control
Creation of Anonymous and Aggregated Data
We may create Anonymous and/or Aggregated Data records from Personal Data by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We use this Anonymous and Aggregated Data to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the content of our Services and improve Site navigation. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to use Anonymous and/or Aggregated Data for any purpose and to disclose Anonymous and/or Aggregated Data to third parties for any purpose.
Our websites have certain security measures in place in effort to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the Personal Data under our control. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we use reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
6. OTHER WEBSITES AND APPLICATIONS
The Services contain links to third party websites and applications. When you click on a link to any other website or location, you will leave the Site and go to another site and another entity may collect Personal Data, Anonymous Data, and/or Aggregated Data from you. We have no control over, do not review, and cannot be responsible for, these outside websites or their content. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites or applications. You may wish to review the privacy policies of those websites and applications before use. The links to such websites or locations are for your convenience and do not signify our endorsement of such third parties or their products, content or websites.
7. CORRECTING AND UPDATING INFORMATION; DELETING YOUR ACCOUNT
We offer the ability to correct or update online the Personal Data collected during registration via your account settings on our website or the applicable application or by contacting support via our online support form. You may request deletion of your account by contacting support via our online support form.
8. WINNERS AND RANKING DECLARATION
Yardstick Entertainment Pvt Ltd have full rights to Conduct, Delete, Change the event Start date, Change the event Closing date, Change Result declaring date, Deciding Winners of each events, Qualifying/Disqualifying Users.