Terms of Use

Last updated: May 6, 2017

1. Your Acceptance

By using and / or visiting http://mydramalist.com, including all Content (as defined below) available through http://mydramalist.com, you signify your assent to these terms and conditions (the “Terms of Service”).

We reserve the right to modify or discontinue the Website (or any portion of the Website), temporarily or permanently, with or without notice to you, and are not obligated to support or update the Website. You agree that MyDramaList shall not be liable to you or any third party in the event that we exercise our right to modify or discontinue the Website (or any portion of the Website). Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Website shall be subject to these Terms of Service.

These Terms of Service were last revised on March 1, 2012. We may change these Terms of Service at any time. Please review the Terms of Service each time you visit the Website. BY USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE MOST RECENT VERSION OF THE TERMS OF SERVICE.

2. Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy describes the information MyDramaList collects when you and others use this Website. It also describes how MyDramaList uses any personal information you share with it. Our Privacy Policy is part of these Terms of Service. By agreeing to these Terms of Service, you are also consenting to our use of your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

What Cookies Does MyDramaList Use, and Why?

  • We use both session cookies and persistent cookies.
  • We use a session cookie to identify you during a particular visit to MyDramaList. Session cookies expire after a short time, or when you close your web browser or app after using MyDramaList.
  • We use a persistent cookie to identify you over a long period of time. (For example, if you asked us to keep you signed in, we would use a persistent cookie for that purpose.) Persistent cookies remain on your device for the set period of time specified in the cookie.
  • We use cookies to operate and improve MyDramaList, specifically:
  • To authenticate you and secure our Services: We use cookies to monitor login, session and status data. This allows us to know, for example, whether you are logged in.
  • To remember your settings and preferences: We use cookies to recognize your browser and remember your preferences. For example, we use cookies to remember your language preferences.
  • Third-Party Cookies:
    • Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics, including Google Analytics cookies, to collect anonymous traffic data to help us analyze how members and visitors access and use MyDramaList, and for other Analytics services relating to website activity and internet usage. (Learn about how Google uses data from Google Analytics here; You can also opt out from Google Analytics here.)

3. Links to and From the Website

These Terms of Service apply to all users of the Website, including users who are also contributors of content, information, and other materials or services on the Website. The Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by http://mydramalist.com. http://mydramalist.com has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites, and you access and use these websites solely at your own risk. These links are provided for your reference and convenience only, and do not necessarily imply any endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of the material on these third-party websites or any association with their operators. In addition, http://mydramalist.com will not and cannot control or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Website, you expressly relieve http://mydramalist.com from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website and from any loss or damage of any sort you may incur from dealing with any third party. Accordingly, we encourage you to be aware when you leave the Website and to read the terms and conditions of each and every other website that you visit.

MyDramaList gives you the right to link to any page on http://mydramalist.com

4. Website Access/Users Who Violate Terms of Service

a. MyDramaList hereby grants you permission to use the Website as set forth in these Terms of Service, provided that: (i) your use of the Website as permitted is solely for your personal, noncommercial use; (ii) you will not copy, download or distribute any part of the Website in any form or medium without http://mydramalist.com prior written authorization; (iii) you will not alter, modify, or make derivative works from any part of the Website other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Website for its intended purpose; and (iv) you will otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service. All derivative work on http://mydramalist.com is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives license. Outside of http://mydramalist.com, no one has the right to alter the derivative work in any way, or to use it commercially. The unaltered derivative work can only be shared as a link back to the derivative work on http://mydramalist.com.
b. http://mydramalist.com may, in appropriate circumstances and at its sole discretion, disable or terminate the accounts of users who violate these Terms of Service, including, but not limited to, the accounts of users who repeatedly post User Submissions that infringe copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, or other intellectual property rights.

5. Restrictions on Use of the Website

You must be at least 13 to access and use our Service. By using our Service you are warranting that you are 13 or older and agreeing that you will comply with these Terms of Use. If you do not agree or are not in compliance with these Terms of Use, you may not use our Service.

If you are a minor in the jurisdiction in which you reside (e.g. under 18 years of age), you may only use the Service if (a) you either obtain parental or legal guardian consent after review of this Agreement prior to you using any of the Service provided by Company or are an emancipated minor and (b) you are competent and fully able to enter into the representations, and warranties, terms, conditions, obligations, and affirmations, set forth in this Agreement, and to comply and abide by with this Agreement.

All Users who are minors in the jurisdiction in which they reside must have the permission of their parent or guardian to use the Service chat rooms. All minors must be directly supervised by their parent or guardian while using our chat rooms. Company does not systematically monitor and review the conversations that take place in the chat rooms. Company does not determine the true identity or age of those who frequent and use the Service chat rooms.

The Company may in its sole discretion for any or no reason, with or without notice, including without limitation if it believes that you are under 13, terminate your account or profile, delete any content or information that you have posted on the Service, and/or prohibit you from using or accessing the Service (or any portion, aspect or feature of the Service).

6. Intellectual Property (Trademarks & Copyrights)

http://mydramalist.com, the http://mydramalist.com logo and the http://mydramalist.com design, may not be used without express written permission from http://mydramalist.com, other than for attribution. All other trademarks not owned by http://mydramalist.com that appear on http://mydramalist.com are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by http://mydramalist.com. http://mydramalist.com-originated content included on the Site, such as text, graphics, logos, data compilations, APIs, software and the compilation of all content on the Site, is the property of http://mydramalist.com and its licensers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. Except as set out in these http://mydramalist.com Terms, no reproduction of any http://mydramalist.com-originated content is permitted without written permission from http://mydramalist.com. Any use or reproduction of user-posted content must comply with the terms of the respective license(s) and must include a label indicating such license.

7. User Reviews, Recommendations, Comments, and other Material

Your Posts: As part of the http://mydramalist.com Services, users may have an opportunity to publish, transmit, submit or otherwise post (collectively, "Post") reviews, comments or other materials (collectively, "User Material"). In order to keep http://mydramalist.com enjoyable for all of our users, we ask you to adhere to the following rules.

Please choose carefully the User Material you Post. Please limit yourself to User Material directly relevant to the http://mydramalist.com Services. Moreover, you must not Post User Material that: (a) contains Unsuitable Material; or (b) improperly claims the identity of another person. You should also be careful if you decide to Post personally identifiable information, such as your full name, email address, telephone number or street address.

You must be, or have first obtained permission from, the rightful owner of any User Material you Post. By submitting User Material, you represent and warrant that you own the User Material or otherwise have the right to grant http://mydramalist.com the license provided below; you also represent and warrant that the Posting of your User Material does not violate any right of any party, including privacy rights, publicity rights, and intellectual property rights. In addition, you agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and other payments owed to any party by reason of your Posting User Material. http://mydramalist.com will remove all User Material if properly notified that such User Material infringes on another person's rights. You understand that http://mydramalist.com does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Material.

http://mydramalist.com does not claim any ownership rights in User Material you Post. After Posting your User Material, you continue to retain all ownership rights. By Posting your User Material, you grant http://mydramalist.com a limited non-exclusive, transferable, sublicensable, worldwide, royalty-free, fully paid-up, perpetual, irrevocable license to use, display, reproduce, transmit, distribute, modify, delete from, add to, prepare derivative works of, publicly perform, and publish such User Material through the http://mydramalist.com Services, in any media formats and any media channels now known or hereinafter created. By Posting your User Material, you also hereby grant each user of the http://mydramalist.com Services a non-exclusive limited license to access your User Material through the Sites, and to use, display, reproduce, distribute, and perform such User Material as permitted through the functionality of the http://mydramalist.com Services and under these Terms of Use.

Third Party Posts: Despite these restrictions, please be aware that some material provided by users may be objectionable, unlawful, inaccurate or inappropriate. http://mydramalist.com does not endorse any User Material, and User Material that is Posted does not reflect the opinions or policies of http://mydramalist.com. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor User Material and to restrict or remove User Material that we determine, in our sole discretion, is inappropriate. In no event does http://mydramalist.com assume any responsibility or liability whatsoever for any User Material, and you agree to waive any legal or equitable rights or remedies you may have against http://mydramalist.com with respect to such User Material.

8. Advertisements

MyDramaList takes no responsibility for advertisements or any third party material posted on http://mydramalist.com, nor does it take any responsibility for the products or services provided by advertisers. Any dealings you have with advertisers found while using the Website are between you and the advertiser, and you agree that http://mydramalist.com is not liable for any loss or claim that you may have against an advertiser.

9. Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitation, Limitation of Liability and Indemnity

YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THE http://mydramalist.com SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE http://mydramalist.com, INCLUDING THE http://mydramalist.com SITE AND THE OTHER SITES, THE http://mydramalist.com CONTENT, USER MATERIAL AND ANY OTHER MATERIALS CONTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITES, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ARE PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, http://mydramalist.com DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE; NON-INFRINGEMENT OR THAT THE http://mydramalist.com SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, FREE OF VIRUSES AND OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, ACCURATE, ERROR FREE OR RELIABLE.

IN NO EVENT SHALL http://mydramalist.com OR ITS AFFILIATES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE INVESTORS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND SUPPLIERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "MyDramaList PARTIES"), BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE USE OF THE http://mydramalist.com SERVICES (INCLUDING ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ADVERTISED IN, OBTAINED ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITES), WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, EVEN IF THE http://mydramalist.com PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. NOTHING IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SHALL EXCLUDE OR LIMIT OUR LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OR FOR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION.

YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE http://mydramalist.com PARTIES FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, CLAIMS, DAMAGES, EXPENSES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS), AND OTHER LOSSES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO YOUR BREACH OR ALLEGED BREACH OF THESE TERMS AND YOUR USE OF THE http://mydramalist.com SERVICES.