THE LEGAL AGREEMENTS SET OUT BELOW GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE STARTIMES APP ("SERVICES"). TO AGREE TO THESE TERMS, CLICK "AGREE." IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT CLICK "AGREE," AND DO NOT USE THE SERVICES.
WELCOME TO STARTIMES APP!
Thanks for choosing STARTIMES APP, By using STARTIMES APP SERVICE, including by purchasing or receiving activation codes or login for accessing our services, you are entering into a binding contract with STARTIMES SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD (hereafter: “we”,”us”, “our”,” STARTIMES”), located at 002#, C Block, 3rd Floor, Tower 1, 3rd Street, Shangdi Information Industry Base, Haidian District, Beijing , China
To use the STARTIMES APP, you need to (a) be 18 years of age, or older, or be 15 or older and have your parents or guardian’s consent to these Terms, (b) have the power to enter a binding contract with us and are not barred from doing so under any applicable laws, and (c) be resident in the local Country. You also warrant that any registration information that you submit to STARTIMES APP is true, accurate, always updated and complete, and you agree to keep it that way at all times.
USING OUR SERVICES
You must follow any policies made available to you within the SERVICES.
Do not misuse our Services. For example, do not interfere with our Services or try to access them using a method other than the interface and the instructions that we provide. You may use our Services only as permitted by law, including applicable export and re-export control laws and regulations. We may suspend or stop providing our Services to you if you do not comply with our terms or policies or if we are investigating suspected misconduct.
Using our Services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our Services or the content you access. You may not use content from our Services unless you obtain permission from its owner or are otherwise permitted by law. These terms do not grant you the right to use any branding or logos used in our Services. Do not remove, obscure, or alter any legal notices displayed in or along with our Services.
The SERVICE may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by STARTIMES APP. STARTIMES APP has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, STARTIMES APP will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the SERVICE, you expressly relieve STARTIMES APP from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.
The provisions in these terms, conditions and policies should in no way be nterpreted as exclusionary or a waiver of the Subscribers rights as those granted in terms of the CPA and the ECT Acts (these refer to South Africa only).
STARTIMES APP ACCOUNT
As a registered user of the Services, you may establish an account ("Account"). Do not reveal your Account information to anyone else, You may never use another person’s account without permission. When creating your account, you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your Account and for the activity that occurs on your Account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify StarTimes immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. We shall not be responsible for any losses arising out of the unauthorized use of your Account.
Although StarTimes will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of StarTimes or others due to such unauthorized use.
You agree to provide accurate and complete information when you register with, and as you use, the SERVICES ("REGISTRATION DATA"), and you agree to update your REGISTRATION DATA to keep it accurate and complete. You agree that STARTIMES APP may store and use the REGISTRATION DATA you provide for use in maintaining and billing fees to your ACCOUNT.
HOW TO USE STARTIMES APP
After registration and validation of your payment and personal data, your account is open and accessible. By entering the personal code/ login, you will be able to watch the TV programmes you have chosen.
To stream your chosen TV programmes, you need sufficient Internet connection, i.e. 3G, 4G, Wifi connection or wired connection. You shall solely bear all costs and expenses of such sufficient Internet connection cost, which will be charged at your service provider VAS or connection rates.
As a private user, you can connect up to one (1) personal mobile handsets, pad, and/or other relevant devices (collectively “Devices”) on your active login. You may not transfer copies of cached content to any other device by any means.
As business user, your number of users per code/ login is made solely individually.
USE OF THE SERVICES
You agree you shall use Services in compliance with the applicable usage rules established by StarTimes (“Usage Rules”), and that any other use of the Services may constitute a copyright infringement. Any security technology is an inseparable part of the Services. StarTimes reserves the right to modify the Usage Rules at any time. You agree not to violate, circumvent, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise tamper with any of the security technology related to such Usage Rules for any reason - or to attempt or assist another person to do so. Usage Rules may be controlled and monitored by StarTimes for compliance purposes, and StarTimes reserves the right to enforce the Usage Rules without notice to you. You agree not to access the Services by any means other than through software that is provided by StarTimes for accessing the Services. You shall not access or attempt to access an Account that you are not authorized to access. You agree not to modify the software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the software, for any purposes including obtaining unauthorized access to the Services. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability.
You acknowledge that, because some aspects of the Services and administration of the Usage Rules entails the ongoing involvement of StarTimes, if StarTimes changes any part of or discontinues the Services, which StarTimes may do at its election, you may not be able to use Services to the same extent as prior to such change or discontinuation, and that StarTimes shall have no liability to you in such case.
Forum/Chat Room Rules & Regulations
STARTIMES Forum/Chat Room is a place where people can interact and have discussions about different topics. A constructive, respectful and welcoming approach is required from all members at all times. These behaviors are strictly forbidden.
● flame or insult other members
● Post advertisements, or referral links to other services.
● Post links to phishing sites.
● Discuss of illegal material. Linking to these activities will not be tolerated.
● Post material that is hateful or mean towards race, religion, sex, or any other offensive nature.
● Discuss of illegal material. Linking to these activities will not be tolerated.
● Post any personal information about you or anyone else.
● Post any copyrighted material such as magazine scans.
● Post spam or repost Closed, Modified, and Deleted Content.
And please understand that every StarTimes App member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on StarTimes App.
LICENCE AND ASSIGNMENT
The STARTIMES APP Service and the content provided through it are the property of STARTIMES APP or STARTIMES APP 's licensors, and we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable licence to make personal, non-commercial use of the STARTIMES APP Service and to receive the TV programmes made available through the STARTIMES APP service in your local country, based on the programme packages you have selected. This Licence shall remain in effect for as long the subscription is paid for.
The STARTIMES APP software applications are licensed, not sold, to you, and STARTIMES APP retains ownership of all copies of the STARTIMES APP software applications even after installation on your Devices. STARTIMES APP may assign this AGREEMENTS or any part of them without restrictions. You may not assign this AGREEMENT or any part of them, nor transfer or sub-licence your rights under this Licence, to any third party.
You agree to abide by our Terms and Conditions and not to use the STARTIMES APP SERVICE (including but not limited to its content) in any manner not expressly permitted by the Terms.
Third party software libraries included in the STARTIMES APP service are licensed to you either under these Terms, or under the relevant third party software library’s licence terms as published in the help or settings section of our desktop and mobile client and on our website.
You agree that the services, including but not limited to Content, graphics, user interface, audio clips, editorial content, and the scripts and software used to implement the Services, contain proprietary information and material that is owned by StarTimes, and is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including but not limited to copyright. You agree that you will not use such proprietary information or materials in any way whatsoever except for use of the Services in compliance with this Agreement. No portion of the Services may be reproduced in any form or by any means, except as expressly permitted in these terms. You agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, or create derivative works based on the Services in any manner, and you shall not exploit the Services in any unauthorized way whatsoever, including, but not limited to, by trespass or burdening network capacity.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, StarTimes reserve the right to change, suspend, remove, or disable access to any content, or other materials comprising a part of the Services at any time without notice. In no event will StarTimes be liable for making these changes. StarTimes may also impose limits on the use of or access to certain features or portions of the Services, in any case and without notice or liability.
All copyrights in and to the Services (including the compilation of content, postings, links to other Internet resources, and descriptions of those resources) and related software are owned by StarTimes, who reserve all their rights in law and equity. THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE OR ANY PART OF THE SERVICES, EXCEPT FOR USE OF THE SERVICES AS PERMITTED IN THIS AGREEMENT, IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED AND INFRINGES ON THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND MAY SUBJECT YOU TO CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES, INCLUDING POSSIBLE MONETARY DAMAGES, FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT.
STARTIMES, the STARTIMES AND STARTIMES APP logo, and other STARTIMES trademarks, service marks, graphics, domain names and logos used in connection with the Services are the sole property of of STARTIMES in the territories and/or other countries. This Licence does not grant you any rights to use the STARTIMES APP trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, domain names, or any other features of the STARTIMES APP brand, whether for commercial or non-commercial use.Other trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with the SERVICES may be the trademarks of their respective owners. You are granted no right or license with respect to any of the aforesaid trademarks and any use of such trademarks.
The STARTIMES APP Services provides a platform for third party application websites and services to make available products and services to you (“Third Party Applications”). We may provide links to third-party websites as a convenience to you. You agree that StarTimes is not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and StarTimes does not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third parties. You agree that you will not use any third-party materials in a manner that would infringe or violate the rights of any other party and that StarTimes is not in any way responsible or liable for any such use, behaviour by you on features or content of any third party application.
You understand that by using the Services, you may encounter material that you may deem to be offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and that such content may or may not be identified as having explicit material. Nevertheless, you agree to use the Services at your sole risk and StarTimes shall have no liability to you for material that may be found to be offensive, indecent, or objectionable. Content types and descriptions are provided for convenience, and you agree that StarTimes does not guarantee their accuracy.
This application may contains adult material that may be offensive to some individuals. The material on this could have an adult orientation and related to a mature audience. If you have children who have access to the internet, please prevent them from accessing this application by use of web filter programs. Beyond this warning page access is made available only to those who accept the terms of the following agreement:
“I DO NOT FIND SEXUAL OR ADULT RELATED MATERIAL TO BE OFFENSIVE OR OBJECTIONABLE, I AM AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE AND HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHT TO PROSSESS ADULT MATERIAL. I UNDERSTAND THE LAWS AND STANDARDS SET IN MY COMMUNITY, THE APPLICATION WHICH I MAY VIEW AND AM SOLELY RESONSIBLE FOR MY OWN ACTIONS, UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY, I SOLEMNLY AFFIRM THAT I AM OVER THE AGE OF 18 AND THAT I AM NOT ACCESSING STARTIMES APP FOR PURPOSE OF OBTAINING INFORMATION THAT WILL BE USED BY OTHERS OR ME IN ANY CAPACITY AGAINST THE WEBMASTER OF THIS APPLICATIONS, ITS OWNERS, EMPLOYEES OR ANY OTHER PARTIES ASSOCIATED WITH STARTIMES.”
You may access and use the STARTIMES APP online video only for your individual private, non commercial use, and in accordance with these TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
You may not reproduce, modify, copy, transfer (to any person or onto any device, whether corporeal or incorporeal), perform, transmit, broadcast, upload, or redistribute the content, whether for your personal use or commercial gain, or commercially exploit the content in any manner whatsoever. For the avoidance of any doubt, you may view the content only on the equipment to which you elected to have it streamed or onto which you elected to have it downloaded using the STARTIMES APP SERVICES.
You must pay for any data or other charges levied by any service provider in order for you to use the STARTIMES APP SERVICES.
STARTIMES APP may show pictures, videos and logos, that we have not produced ourself. When we screen these items before use, we do our outmost to respect any copyrights. Please contact us at Email address: email@example.com. If you find we have violated, or you think we have violated any copyrights according to your knowledge.
In consideration for the rights granted to you under these TERMS AND CONDITIONS, you grant us the right (a) to allow the STARTIMES APP SERVICES to use the processor, bandwidth and storage hardware on your Device in order to facilitate the operation of the SERVICES, (b) to provide advertising and other information to you, and to allow our business partners to do the same.
You grant STARTIMES a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide licence to use, reproduce, make available to the public, publish, translate and distribute any USER CONTENT that you post on or otherwise provide through the STARTIMES APP SERVICES.
These TERMS AND CONDITIONS are not intended to grant rights to anyone except you and STARTIMES, and in no event shall these TERMS AND CONDITIONS create any third party beneficiary rights. Any failure by STARTIMES to enforce these TERMS AND CONDITIONS or any provision thereof shall not waive STARTIMES APP’s right to do so.
STARTIMES APP respects intellectual property rights and expects you to do the same. This means, for example, that the following is not permitted: (a) Copying, reproducing, “ripping”, recording, or making available to the public any part of the STARTIMES APP SERVICES or content delivered to you via the STARTIMES APP SERVICES, or otherwise any making use of the STARTIMES APP SERVICES which is not expressly permitted under these Terms; (b) using the STARTIMES APP SERVICES to import or copy any local files you do not have the legal right to import or copy in this way; (c) reverse-engineering, decompiling, disassembling, modification or creating derivative works based on the STARTIMES APP SERVICES or any part thereof; (d) circumventing any technology used by STARTIMES APP, its licensors, or any third party to protect content accessible through the Service; (e) renting or leasing of any part of the SERVICES; (f) circumventing of any territorial restrictions applied by STARTIMES APP; (g) artificially increasing play count or otherwise manipulating the SERVICES by using a script or other automated process; (h) removing or altering any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property notices contained on or provided through the STARTIMES APP SERVICES; (i) providing your password to any other person or using any other person’s user name and password.
Your password protects your user account, and you are solely responsible for keeping your password confidential and secure. You understand that you are responsible for all use of your username and password on the SERVICES. If your username or password is lost or stolen, or if you believe there has been unauthorized access to your account by third parties, please contact STARTIMES APP immediately and change your password as soon as possible.
TECHNOLOGY LIMITATIONS AND MODIFICATIONS
STARTIMES will make reasonable efforts to keep the STARTIMES APP SERVICES operational. However, certain technical difficulties or maintenance may, from time to time, result in temporary interruptions. STARTIMES reserves the right, periodically and at any time, to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, functions and features of the STARTIMES APP SERVICES, with or without notice, all without liability to you for any interruption, modification, or discontinuation of the STARTIMES APP SERVICES or any function or feature thereof. You understand and agree that STARTIMES has no obligation to maintain, support, upgrade, or update the SERVICES, or to provide all or any specific content through the SERVICES.
If you complete related tasks designed by STARTIMES APP, you may be rewarded with different amounts of coins or coupons. However the tasks and amounts are not fixed, and STARTIMES APP is at liberty to make adjustments over time.
You may use the coins to exchange for different types of rewards, but the list of the rewards is not fixed. STARTIMES APP will choose to offer different kinds of rewards as time goes on. The coins will constantly accumulate in your Account, and will not expire at any time. The value of the coins is decided by STARTIMES APP.
There is a limited expiry time for the rewards which you have redeemed. Before you redeem the rewards, you will receive information about the redemption process, which will include the product description, and expiry time (for virtual rewards and coupons). You may use the coupons to recharge your StarTime or StarSat subscription.
Coins cannot be resold, transferred for value or redeemed for cash, except to the extent required by law. Coins in one STARTIMES APP Account may not be transferred to another STARTIMES APP Account.
Changes to the Agreements
Occasionally we may make changes to the STARTIMES APP TERMS AND CONDITIONS. If or when we make changes to the AGREEMENTS that we consider necessary, we will notify you through official website (www.startimesapp.com) or directly to your account. By continuing to use the SERVICE after those changes are made, you are expressing and acknowledging your acceptance of the changes.
If you fail, or StarTimes suspects that you have failed, to comply with any of the provisions of this Agreement, StarTimes, at its sole discretion, without notice to you may: (i) terminate this Agreement and/or your Account, and you will remain liable for all amounts due under your Account up to and including the date of termination; and/or (ii) terminate the licence to the software; and/or (iii) preclude access to the services (or any part thereof).
StarTimes reserves the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the services (or any part or content thereof) at any time with or without notice to you, and StarTimes will not be liable to you or to any third party should it exercise such rights.
We endeavor to provide the best service we can, but you understand and agree that THE STARTIMES APP SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. YOU USE THE STARTIMES APP SERVICE AT YOUR OWN RISK. STARTIMES DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. In addition, STARTIMES APP does not warrant, endorse, guarantee or assume responsibility for any third party applications, third party application content, user content, or any other product or service advertised or offered by a third party on or through the STARTIMES APP SERVICE or any hyperlinked website, or featured in any banner or other advertising. You understand and agree that STARTIMES is not responsible or liable for any transaction between you and third-party providers of third party applications or products or services advertised on or through the STARTIMES APP SERVICE. As with any purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you should use your judgement and exercise caution where appropriate. No advice or information whether oral or in writing obtained by you from STARTIMES shall create any warranty on behalf of STARTIMES in this regard. Some aspects of this section may not apply in some jurisdictions.
You agree that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, your sole and exclusive remedy for any problems or dissatisfaction with the STARTIMES APP SERVICE, the third party applications or the third party application content is to uninstall any STARTIMES software and to stop using the STARTIMES APP SERVICE, the third party applications or the third party application content.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL STARTIMES, ITS OFFICERS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR (i) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING LOSS OF USE, DATA, BUSINESS, OR PROFITS) DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE STARTIMES APP SERVICE, THIRD PARTY APPLICATIONS OR THIRD PARTY APPLICATION CONTENT, REGARDLESS OF LEGAL THEORY, WITHOUT REGARD TO WHETHER APP TV HAS BEEN WARNED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THOSE DAMAGES, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE; (ii) AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO THE STARTIMES APP SERVICE, THIRD PARTY APPLICATIONS OR THIRD PARTY APPLICATION CONTENT MORE THAN THE AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU TO STARTIMES DURING THE PRIOR THREE MONTHS IN QUESTION.
Nothing in these AGREEMENT removes or limits STARTIMES’s liability for fraud, fraudulent misrepresentation, death or personal injury caused by its negligence. Some aspects of this section may not apply in some jurisdictions.
This Agreement constitutes all the terms and conditions agreed upon between you and StarTimes and supersede any prior agreements in relation to the subject matter of these Agreement, whether written or oral. Any additional or different terms or conditions in relation to the subject matter of the Agreement in any written or oral communication from you to StarTimes are void. You represent that you have not accepted the Agreement in reliance on any oral or written representations made by StarTimes that are not contained in the Agreement.
Please note, however, that other aspects of your use of the STARTIMES APP SERVICE may be governed by additional agreements. That could include, for example, access to the STARTIMES community for customer support, access to the STARTIMES APP SERVICE as a result of a gift card, or free or discounted Trials. You will agree to separate terms and conditions in those circumstances. Those TERMS AND CONDITIONS shall govern only with regard to the aspect of the SERVICE to which they apply, and are distinct from and supplemental to these AGREEMENT, and do not supersede these AGREEMENT. To the extent that there is any conflict between those agreements and these AGREEMENT, these AGREEMENT shall control, except as otherwise provided in these Terms
Occasionally we may offer you the chance to participate in sweepstakes, contests, and surveys (“Special Promotions”) through the Service. Special Promotions may be governed by terms and conditions that are separate from these Terms. If the provisions of a Special Promotion’s terms and conditions conflict with these Terms, those separate terms and conditions shall prevail.
Should any provision of the Terms be held invalid or unenforceable for any reason or to any extent, such invalidity or enforceability shall not in any manner affect or render invalid or unenforceable the remaining provisions of the Terms, and the application of that provision shall be enforced to the extent permitted by law.
Choice of law, mandatory arbitration and venue.
these Agreements are subject to the laws of China, without regard to choice or conflicts of law principles. Further, you and STARTIMES APP agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of China, to resolve any dispute, claim or controversy that arises in connection with these AGREEMENT.