Last Modified: 2021-11-10
Registration for the Platform is offered and available to users who are 18 years of age or older, and reside in the United States or any of its territories or possessions. By using this Platform, you represent and warrant that you are of legal age to form a binding contract with Company. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Platform.
Accessing the Platform and Account Security
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this Platform, and any service or material we provide on the Platform, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Platform is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Platform, or the entire Platform, to users, including registered users.
You are responsible for:
Making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Platform.
Anything that occurs on or through your account, regardless of who is using your account.
Anything illegal, abusive to others, or abusive to the Company or Platform, if occurring on the Platform or using information from the Platform.
All changes made to your Account Settings (as defined below), whether or not made by you or with your permission.
If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password, or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Platform or portions of it using your user name, password, or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.
Any User Contribution you create through the Platform will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. By creating any User Contribution on the Platform, you grant us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors, and assigns the right to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute, and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose.
You represent and warrant that:
You own or control all rights in and to the User Contributions and have the right to grant the licenses and other rights granted herein, including the licenses granted to us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors, and assigns.
You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any User Contributions you create, and you, not Company, have full responsibility for such content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy, and appropriateness. We are not responsible or liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any User Contributions created by you or any other user of the Platform.
Stump Content; Owners and Contributors.
Your User Contributions may include audio content, video content, images, text, and other content that you create, store, and publish using tools provided by the Platform, including the Platform’s tools for multi-party podcast creation (collectively, “Stump Content”). Your Stump Content may include only your contributions, or may include the contributions of one or several other users of the Platform that you request, authorize, allow, or otherwise invite to participate in the creation of your Stump Content. Each Stump Content recording or creation session is associated with one primary user that initiates the session and that may invite other users to contribute (a “Content Owner”), and may also be associated with one or more secondary users that join the session and make contributions to the Stump Content (each a “Content Contributor”).
As a Content Contributor, you hereby assign all right, title, and interest in all of your contributions to Stump Content during a session, including any and all intellectual property rights therein, to the corresponding Content Owner for that session (the “Owner Assignment”).
As a Content Owner, you hereby grant to Company a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, fully paid up, royalty free, sublicensable to multiple tiers, right to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute, and otherwise disclose to third parties the Stump Content for any purpose, including the provision of the Platform to all users, whether registered or not, through the Platform itself and on other platforms which may link to the Platform (the “Content License”).
You specifically and expressly consent to the storage, processing, and use of your contributions to the Stump Content, including any portions of the Stump Content that may personally identify you, including any text, metadata, audio descriptions or voice recordings, image or video likeness, or any other part of the Stump Content that may directly or indirectly identify you.
You acknowledge and agree that the Owner Assignment and Content License described above are critical aspects of the Platform, and that the copyrights and other rights to the Stump Content granted thereby are valuable intellectual property rights that you are granting in exchange for your use of the Platform. To the extent that the Stump Content displays, describes, or otherwise includes your personal information, including your name, description, likeness, voice, or other identifiable characteristics, you acknowledge that such characteristics are not readily separable from the granted intellectual property rights, and that any disputes related to the Stump Content and your privacy must be resolved with the Content Owner.
If you wish to maintain complete control of your personally identifiable information, your options are to not use the Platform, or to ensure that the Stump Content does not include your name, description, likeness, voice, or other identifiable characteristics.
Subscribing to the Platform
Based upon your selections and choices made when creating and using your account, your account will be configured with certain information, subscriptions, features, or other characteristics (“Account Settings”). When configuring your Account Settings, you may have the option to subscribe to certain paid features of the Platform, which may include features, tools, functions, areas, or other portions or uses of the Platform (“Subscription Features”).
All Subscription Fees are non-refundable once charged to you. You acknowledge that Company makes no guarantee of your satisfaction, enjoyment, or use of your Subscription Features. You acknowledge that your only remedy for dissatisfaction with any Subscription Feature is cancelation of that Subscription Feature.
Payment of Fees
When registering for the Platform or selecting Subscription Features, you are required to provide a current, valid, accepted method of payment, as may be updated from time to time and which may include payment through a third party (a “Payment Method”). You hereby grant Company the permission use your Payment Method for completion of any payments associated with the Platform, and to provide your Payment Method to a third-party for completion of any payments associated with the Platform as may be needed. You agree that Company and its third-party payment processors may use your Payment Method both for any newly added Subscription Feature, as well as for any subsequent renewal of any Subscription Feature upon the end of each Subscription Period.
The Subscription Fees and any other charges you may incur in connection with your use of the Platform, such as taxes and possible transaction fees, will be charged to your Payment Method on the date(s) indicated in your Account Settings. Different Subscription Fees may be charged to you on different days of a month depending upon the dates at which you initially selected certain Subscription Features. If your Payment Method is provided through a third party, additional details related to your Payment Method and the Subscription Fees may be available from the applicable third party.
You authorize us to charge any Payment Method associated to your account. If a payment is not successful for any reason, we may suspend your access to the Platform or the applicable Subscription Feature. You can update your Payment Methods by changing your Account Settings. Following any update to your Payment Methods, you authorize us to continue to charge any newly added or modified Payment Methods.
Payments are nonrefundable and there are no refunds or credits for partially used Subscription Periods.
Intellectual Property Rights
The Platform and its entire contents, features, and functionality (as well as all information, software, text, displays, images, video, and audio, and the design, selection, and arrangement thereof) are owned by Company, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.
The name, logo, related terms, product and service names, designs, and slogans are trademarks of Company or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of Company. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans on this Platform are the trademarks of their respective owners.
In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries).
For the purpose of exploiting, harming, or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable information, or otherwise.
To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material, including any “junk mail,” “chain letter,” “spam,” or any other similar solicitation.
To impersonate or attempt to impersonate Company, a Company employee, another user, or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses or screen names associated with any of the foregoing).
To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Platform, or which, as determined by us, may harm Company or users of the Platform, or expose them to liability.
Additionally, you agree not to:
Use the Platform in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party’s use of the Platform, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Platform.
Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Platform for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Platform.
Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Platform.
Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.
Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the Platform, the server on which the Platform is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Platform.
Attack the Platform via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Platform.
Monitoring and Enforcement; Termination
We have the right to:
Remove or refuse to post any User Contributions for any or no reason in our sole discretion.
Disclose your identity or other information about you to any third party who claims that material posted by you violates their rights, including their intellectual property rights or their right to privacy.
Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Platform.
Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to cooperate fully with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the Platform. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES, AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING, OR TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF, INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
However, we cannot review material before it is posted on the Platform, and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications, or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this section.
These content standards apply to any and all User Contributions, including the Stump Content, and use of Interactive Services. User Contributions must in their entirety comply with all applicable federal, state, local, and international laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, User Contributions must not:
Contain any material that is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable.
Promote sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age.
Infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property or other rights of any other person.
Be likely to deceive any person.
Promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote, or assist any unlawful act.
Cause annoyance, inconvenience, or needless anxiety or be likely to upset, embarrass, alarm, or annoy any other person.
Impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organization.
Involve commercial activities or sales, such as contests, sweepstakes, and other sales promotions, barter, or advertising.
Give the impression that they emanate from or are endorsed by Company or any other person or entity, if this is not the case.
Reliance on Information Posted
The information presented on or through the Platform is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Platform, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
This Platform may include content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users, bloggers, and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators, and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by Company, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Company. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
Changes to the Platform
We may update the content on this Platform from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Platform may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
Information About You and Your Visits to the Platform
Linking to the Platform and Social Media Features
You may link to portions of the Platform where such functionality is provided, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part.
This Platform may provide certain social media features that enable you to:
Link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on this Platform.
Send emails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on this Platform.
Cause limited portions of content on this Platform to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.
You may use these features solely as they are provided by us, and solely with respect to the content they are displayed with. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:
Establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
Cause the Platform or portions of it to be displayed on, or appear to be displayed by, any other site, for example, framing, deep linking, or in-line linking.
Link to any part of the Platform other than the homepage.
Links from the Platform
If the Platform contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to this Platform, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.
We provide this Platform for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Platform or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Platform may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Platform from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Disclaimer of Warranties
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Platform will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLATFORM OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
YOUR USE OF THE PLATFORM, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLATFORM IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE PLATFORM, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLATFORM ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER COMPANY NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH COMPANY MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE PLATFORM. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE PLATFORM, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLATFORM WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE PLATFORM OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLATFORM WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Limitation on Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE PLATFORM, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE PLATFORM OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE. IN NO EVENT WILL THE COLLECTIVE LIABILITY OF COMPANY AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, AND DIRECTORS, TO ANY PARTY (REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU HAVE PAID TO COMPANY, FOR THE APPLICABLE PRODUCT OR SERVICE OUT OF WHICH LIABILITY AROSE, IN THE LAST 6 MONTHS.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Limitation on Time to File Claims
Third Party App Distribution
To the extent that you access or receive any part of the Platform through an application marketplace or other distribution platform provided by a third party (an “App Distributor”), the following additional terms apply to that part of the Platform:
Acknowledgement: You acknowledge and agree that these are between you and Company, and not with the App Distributor, and Company is solely responsible for the Platform and the content thereof.
Scope of License: Your right to use portions of the Platform accessed or received through the App Distributor are non-transferable, restricted to use on products approved by the App Distributor, which you own or control, and only as permitted by such App Distributor’s additional terms and conditions.
Maintenance and Support: Company is solely responsible for providing any maintenance and support services with respect to the Platform. You acknowledge that App Distributor has no obligation whatsoever to furnish any maintenance and support services with respect to the Platform.
Warranty: App Distributor provides no warranties, whether express or implied by law, with respect to the Platform. In the event of any failure of the distributed parts of the Platform to conform to any applicable warranty, you may notify the App Distributor, and may have additional remedies available to you through the App Distributor. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the App Distributor will have no other warranty obligation whatsoever with respect to the Platform, and any other claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses attributable to any failure to conform to any warranty will be Company’s sole responsibility.
Product Claims: You acknowledge that Company and not App Distributor is responsible for addressing any claims relating to the Platform, including, but not limited to: (i) product liability claims; (ii) any claim that the Licensed Application fails to conform to any applicable legal or regulatory requirement; and (iii) claims arising under consumer protection, privacy, or similar legislation.
Intellectual Property Rights: You acknowledge that, in the event of any third party claim that the Platform or your possession and use of that Platform infringes that third party’s intellectual property rights, Company and not App Distributor is responsible for the investigation, defense, settlement and discharge of any such intellectual property infringement claim.
Legal Compliance: You represent and warrant that (i) you are not located in a country that is subject to a U.S. Government embargo, or that has been designated by the U.S. Government as a “terrorist supporting” country; and (ii) you are not listed on any U.S. Government list of prohibited or restricted parties.
Third Party Terms of Agreement: You must comply with applicable third party terms of agreement when using the Platform, e.g., if You have a VoIP application, then you must not be in violation of their wireless data service agreement when using the Platform.
Waiver and Severability
Your Comments and Concerns
The Platform, including any software applications, websites, or other services, is operated by Roll, LLC, and all feedback, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications relating to the Platform should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org