Consent to Terms

These terms apply for the benefit of SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC, its affiliates, and its subsidiaries. For purposes of these Terms, “Shale Plays Media, LLC” shall be read to include Shale Plays Media, LLC, its affiliates, and its subsidiaries. Please read these Terms of Use before using SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC, mobile sites and applications, and any other SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC sites, applications or services, or any features of these sites, applications and services, including, but not limited to, the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC website, Content, Podcasts, API Content, the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Network, widgets, SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC social networking features, forums and discussions (collectively, the “SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services”). By using the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, please exit the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services and do not use the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services or any of their features. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add or delete portions of these terms at any time by posting updated Terms of Use and/or an updated Privacy Policy on the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services. Please check these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy frequently for updates. Any modifications, additions or deletions to these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy shall be effective immediately upon posting. Your continued use of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services following the posting of updated Terms of Use or an updated Privacy Policy will mean that you agree to those changes.

Please note that these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy are separate and distinct from the terms of use and privacy policies governing the web sites, applications and services of SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC’s partners, and other web sites, applications and services that may link to or from the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services.

Copyrights

The contents of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The contents of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services are owned by or licensed to SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC or SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC’s partners and other producers or providers of content to SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC (“Content Providers”). In the case of User Materials (as defined in the “User Materials” section below), the contents are licensed to SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC by the user. You may not reproduce, distribute, republish, upload, transmit, display, prepare derivative works of, publicly perform, sell, transfer, assign, license or use for commercial purposes any copyrighted material on the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services without the prior written consent of SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC, except as provided below. All rights not expressly granted in these Terms of Use are reserved to SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC.

You may copy, download one copy on a single computer, and print a limited amount of content, for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that (a) you include without modification all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the content, (b) you do not modify the content, (c) you do not use the content in a manner that suggests SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC promotes or endorses your, or any third party’s, causes, ideas, web sites, products or services, and (d) you do not use the content in any way that is unlawful or harmful to any other person or entity.No quotes from any material on the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services may be used in any media without attribution to SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC. You may use the Content, API Content, Podcasts, SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Network, and other features of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services only as expressly permitted in the relevant paragraphs below in these Terms of Use. Any other use of SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC content requires prior written permission from SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC.

Trademarks

SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC and SHALE PLAYS MEDIA digital property names, partner names, logos and digital property names, and Content Provider names, logos and digital property names, are service marks of SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC, its partners or the Content Providers. All rights are reserved by the respective owners. You may not use any SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC-provided service marks, logos or graphics, without SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC’s prior written consent, except that you shall have the right, and obligation, to use any SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC, SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC partner or other Content Provider service mark or logo included in, or required to be used in connection with, API Content, Content, SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC’s Network, or other functionalities of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, subject to the requirements set forth in these Terms of Use for the use of the API Content, Content, SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Network, or other functionalities of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services.

User Materials

Through social networking features, forums and discussions in the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, through the Contact Us page, and through other features of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, users may post, upload, transmit and/or otherwise submit (“Submit”) comments, messages, other text, photos, images, story ideas, essays, and other content and materials, and make recommendations, on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services (“User Materials”). You acknowledge that User Materials may be routed through our servers, the servers of one or more third parties on our behalf, and the Internet, and may be viewed by SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC staff and on the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services by the general public. You acknowledge that the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC social networking features, forums and discussions, and other features of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, are for public and not private communications.

We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit User Materials at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so. If we elect to screen User Materials, there may be a delay in the posting of such content to allow for a review process. If we have questions about your User Materials, we have the right, but not the duty, to contact you for further information, including, for example, to verify that you own the copyright or otherwise have the rights to post the User Materials.

You retain the copyright and other ownership rights in any User Materials that you submit on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services. However, by submitting User Materials on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, you hereby grant SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC, SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC partners, and other Content Providers, and their respective licensees, a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable license to use, copy, sublicense, modify, transmit, publicly perform, display, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, and/or adapt your User Materials in any and all media formats or channels, whether now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC partner web sites, applications and services, third party licensee web sites, applications and services, and other applications and services, without payment and without further consent or notice to you. You further grant SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC, its partners, and their licensees the right to contact you in connection with your User Materials and to use your name, city and state and other information that you have provided in connection with the User Materials.

In addition, you grant each user of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC partners’ web sites, applications and services, and other Content Providers’ web sites, applications and services, a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to access your User Materials on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services and SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC partners’ web sites, applications and services and other Content Providers’ web sites, applications and services, to use your User Materials pursuant to these Terms of Use and the terms of use of the partners, and as permitted by the functionality of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services and partner web sites, applications and services (such as through widgets and API Content distribution).

For any User Materials you Submit on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, you agree to abide by the “Rules of Use for the Service” set forth below, and these Terms of Use. You further agree to the representations and warranties, and indemnification obligations, set forth in the “Representations; Indemnity” section below.

Attributions & Third Party Notices

Certain third party content made available through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services may be subject to other terms. Where applicable, the following provisions may apply:

NewsCred (“NC“). For terms applicable specifically to NC content made available in the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, see the NC Notice.

Framing and Embedding

SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC does not allow framing or embedding of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services.

Links to the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services

SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC encourages and permits links to content on the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services. However, SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC is an organization committed to the highest journalistic ethics and standards of journalism, both in fact and in appearance. Therefore, the linking should not (a) suggest that SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC promotes or endorses any third party’s causes, ideas, web sites, products or services, or (b) use SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC content for inappropriate purposes or in any way that is unlawful or harmful to any other person or entity. We reserve the right to withdraw permission for any link.

Links to Third Party Sites and Services

The SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services contain links to Internet sites, applications and services maintained by third parties, over which SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC has no control. SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC does not endorse the content, operators, products or services of such sites, and SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC is not responsible or liable for the content, operators, availability, accuracy, quality, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites. SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, products or services available on or through such sites.

In some cases, the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services may include certain embedded tools provided and controlled by third parties and governed by the terms and policies of the third parties. You should only use these third party tools if you agree to their respective terms and policies.

Some SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services include or may include a tool that allows you to sign in using information from your account with a third party service, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, OpenID, or LinkedIn. Please be aware that those third party services are unrelated to SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC, and that your use of the third party services is subject to the terms and policies of those services.

Podcasts

SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC provides podcasts (the “Podcasts”) consisting of selected audio content that is provided using an XML feed and associated audio file so that the audio file may be downloaded and played from a user’s computer, mobile device or other portable listening device. Podcasts are available for personal, noncommercial use only. You may download, copy and/or transfer to a mobile or portable listening device the Podcasts for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you do not modify the content. You also may link to Podcasts from your web site, blog or similar application, as long as (a) the links redirect the user to the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services when the user clicks on them, (b) you do not insert any intermediate page, splash page or other content between the links and the applicable portion of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, (c) the linking does not suggest that SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC promotes or endorses any third party’s causes, ideas, web sites, products or services, (d) you do not use SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC content for inappropriate commercial purposes, and (e) you provide attribution to SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC adjacent to the link.

SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Mobile Services; High Data Usage Warning; Motor Vehicle Usage

SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC does not charge you for the use of its mobile sites, applications and services or any features of these sites, applications and services (“SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Mobile Services”), without prior consent. Please check your wireless plan, however, because your carrier’s per-minute, text messaging, and data or other charges may apply. You acknowledge that streaming media can result in high data usage and may lead to excess data charges. You consent to your downloading and use of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Mobile Services notwithstanding the potentially high data usage. You must provide at your own expense the equipment and connections needed for you to use the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Mobile Services, and you agree that you are solely responsible for any costs you incur to access the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Mobile Services, including any excess data charges. You should keep in mind that the use of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Mobile Services to send content to another person via e-mail or SMS (Short Message Service) or text message may result in wireless charges to both the sender and the receiver. You agree to obey all laws related to operation of the motor vehicle during use of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Mobile Services.

Location Based Services

SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC collects geolocation data for purposes of offering visitors relevant content, including content from nearby partners. Geolocation data consists of general location information based on latitude and longitude, rounded to a few mile radius, or based on IP addresses. You consent to SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC’s collection of this geolocation information.

Rules for Use of the Service

By using the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, including by registering for the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, participating in SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC social networking features, forums and discussions, Submitting User Materials through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, the Contact Us page or other means, using Content, API Content, or Podcasts, or by using any other features of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, you agree to the following rules:

  1. You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to submit any User Materials or personally-identifying information on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services; create a public profile; participate in any online contests; and/or order services or products. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, you may browse the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services or register for email newsletters or other features of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services with the consent of your parent(s) or guardian(s), so long as you do not submit any User Materials. If you are under 13 years of age, please do not send any information about yourself, including your name, address or email address. If we discover that we have collected any personally-identifying information from a child under the age of 13, we will remove that information from our database as soon as possible.
  2. You may not submit any User Materials anonymously or under a false name or a false e-mail address. You may not impersonate another user or provide any false information about yourself.
  3. You may not submit any User Materials or links to material that is libelous, defamatory, false, obscene, indecent, lewd, pornographic, violent, abusive, threatening, harassing, discriminatory, in violation of the law, harmful to children, in violation of third party privacy rights, or that constitutes hate speech or a personal attack.
  4. You may only submit User Materials for which you have the copyright or other necessary rights and permission to distribute electronically. You may not violate, plagiarize, or infringe on the rights of third parties, including copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, privacy, personal, publicity, moral or proprietary rights. You promise and represent that you own or have all necessary rights and permissions to use, distribute and authorize SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC, SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC partners, and users of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services (to the extent permitted by these Terms of Use) to use and distribute any User Materials.
  5. The SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services can only be used for personal, non-commercial purposes. You cannot submit any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising, promotion, solicitation for goods and services, or recruiting. You may not use the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services for political campaigning, recruiting votes, or soliciting support for legislative or other initiatives.
  6. You may not submit any software or other material which contains a virus, worm, Trojan horse or other harmful computer code, files, scripts, agents, digital propertys or device. You may not use the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services to distribute chain letters, mass mailings, “spam,” or duplicative or unsolicited messages in violation of applicable laws, or to gather usernames and/or e-mail addresses for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or other communications to other users of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services.
  7. You may not interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, any portion or contents thereof, or related systems or networks, or use the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services in any way which degrades their reliability, speed or operation, or their underlying hardware or software. In addition you may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services or related systems or networks.
  8. By submitting any User Materials on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, you hereby grant SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC, SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC partners, and other Content Providers, their licensees, and users of these web sites, applications and services (to the extent permitted by the Terms of Use) the licenses to use those User Materials as set forth above in the “User Materials” section.
  9. You are solely responsible for any User Materials submitted using your account. SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC does not and cannot review all User Materials submitted by you or others and is not responsible for any User Materials submitted by you or others on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services. However, SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC has the right (but not the obligation) to review, screen, delete, edit and/or move any User Materials that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be in violation of the Rules for Use of the Serviceor these Terms of Use, or for any other reason, as determined in SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC’s sole discretion.
  10. SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC is not responsible or liable for any User Materials Submitted by you or a third party, including any User Materials, on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services. SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC cannot verify the accuracy of statements that users make or place on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, and does not guarantee that any User Materials have been submitted with the permission of the copyright or proprietary owner or are otherwise in compliance with the Rules for Use of the Serviceor these Terms of Use.
  11. By using the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, you agree to abide by these rules. You acknowledge that SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC has the right (but not the obligation) to review, screen, delete, edit or move content or material that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be in violation of the Rules for Use of the Serviceor these Terms of Use, or for any other reason, in its sole discretion. You further acknowledge that SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC has the right to limit or terminate your, or any other person’s, access to or registration in the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services for any reason, in its sole discretion, including violation of the Rules for Use of the Service or these Terms of Use.

Representations; Indemnity

You represent and warrant that (a) if you Submit any User Materials or personally-identifying information on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, you are at least 18 years of age, (b) you have obtained all clearances, releases, licenses and rights to any User Materials you Submit on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services that may be necessary for their use as contemplated by the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services and these Term of Use, (c) there are no encumbrances or restrictions on the User Materials or their use as contemplated by the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services and these Terms of Use, (d) the User Materials, and their use by SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC, SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC partners, their licensees, and users of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services and SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC partner web sites, applications and services (pursuant to these Terms of Use and the terms of use of partner sites) does not and will not defame any person or entity, or violate or infringe upon the copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, privacy, reputation, creative or other rights of any person or entity or violate any Rules for Use of the Serviceor these Terms of Use, and (e) your use of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services complies with these Terms of Use. You agree that you will indemnify and hold harmless SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC, its partners, and Content Providers and their respective directors, officers, employees, members, and licensees from any and all claims, liabilities, costs or expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising from (1) your breach of any of the above representations and warranties, (2) your use of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, (3) the User Materials you have Submitted on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, or (4) SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC’s publication, distribution or use of such User Materials, or the authorized publication, distribution or use of your User Materials by SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC partners, licensees, and users.

Disclaimer

THE SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC SERVICES AND ANY CONTENT, MATERIALS, USER MATERIALS, FEATURES OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE OR SOLD ON OR THROUGH THE SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. NOR DOES SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC MAKE ANY WARRANTIES AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC SERVICES OR ENDORSE, RECOMMEND, OR MAKE ANY WARRANTIES AS TO THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, USER MATERIALS, FEATURES, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, OPINIONS, OR STATEMENTS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC SERVICES OR THROUGH LINKS ON THE SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC SERVICES. USE OF THE SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC SERVICES IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT WILL SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC, ITS AFFILIATES OR SUBSIDIARIES, ITS GOVERNORS, MANAGERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, MEMBERS, AGENTS OR THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS BE LIABLE (A) FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC SERVICES, (B) RELATING TO ANY CONTENT OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE OR SOLD ON OR THROUGH THE SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC SERVICES, OR (C) IN CONNECTION WITH ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT OR MATERIALS (INCLUDING USER MATERIALS) OR THE DEFAMATORY, INFRINGING, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY. IN NO EVENT WILL SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC, ITS AFFILIATES OR SUBSIDIARIES, ITS GOVERNORS, MANAGES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, MEMBERS, AGENTS, OR CONTENT PROVIDERS BE LIABLE.

Right to Change SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services

SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC reserves the right to change, terminate or suspend the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, any features of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services (including, but not limited to, Content, API Content, Podcasts, and the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Network), and any content or materials contained in the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, in any way, at any time and for any reason or no reason. SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC also has the right to require you to cease accessing any features, content or materials of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services.

Services and Products

In the event a product or service is available on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC network of sites, is listed at an incorrect price or with incorrect information, SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC will have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product or services listed at the incorrect price. Your receipt of an electronic or other form of order confirmation does not signify SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC’s acceptance of your order, nor does it constitute confirmation of SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC’s offer to sell. SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC reserves the right at any time after receipt of your order to accept or decline your order for any reason. SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC may charge and withhold the applicable sales tax, or service fees for orders. Otherwise, you are solely responsible for all sales taxes, or other taxes, on orders.

Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) Notices; Copyright Agent

SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement by any content or material on the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, please provide the following information in writing to SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC’s Copyright Agent (see 17 U.S.C. Section 512(c)(3) for further detail):

  1. a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright.
  2. a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed.
  3. a description of the material that you claim to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
  4. information so that we can contact you, such as address, telephone number and e-mail address.
  5. a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  6. a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of a copyright that is allegedly infringed.

If you believe that any content or materials you posted, uploaded or Submitted to the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, that were subsequently removed from the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, or to which access was disabled, were improperly removed or disabled, please provide the following Counter-Notification to SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC’s Copyright Agent (see 17 U.S.C. Section 512(g) for further detail):

  1. your physical or electronic signature.
  2. a description of the materials that have been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled.
  3. a statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled.
  4. your name, address and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.

SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC can be reached as follows:

SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC

1201 Page Drive

Fargo, ND 58103

Phone: (855) 621-5123 x201

Email: dmca@shaleplaysmedia.com

Only DMCA notices should be sent to the Copyright Agent. For other comments or questions regarding the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services, please contact SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC through our contact page.

International Users

The SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services are controlled and operated within the United States. SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC makes no representation that content, materials or products available on or through the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services are appropriate or available for use outside of the United States. If you access the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services from a location outside the United States, you are responsible for compliance with applicable laws, including local laws regarding online conduct and content and U.S. export laws and regulations.

Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use, together with the Privacy Policy represent the entire understanding of the parties regarding the use of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services and supersede any previous documents, correspondence, conversations, or other oral or written understanding related to the use of the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services. These Terms of Use are separate and distinct from the terms of use governing the web sites, applications and services of SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC’s partners, and the web sites, applications and services that may link to or from the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed under North Dakota law, without regard to its choice of law rules, and, where applicable, the laws of the United States. To the extent permissible by law, any disputes under these Terms of Use or relating to the SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC Services shall be litigated in the local or Federal courts located, and you hereby consent to personal jurisdiction and venue, in Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota. A modification or waiver of a part of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver or modification of any other portion of the Terms of Use. If for any reason any provision of these Terms of Use is found unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the remainder of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

Questions

If you have any questions about the terms of use, please contact SHALE PLAYS MEDIA, LLC via our Contact Us page.