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Section 1: General Provisions
Use of information and software available on the site
You acknowledge that Audiokinetic reserves the right to modify, revise or discontinue the Site, or any features, documentation, functionality or services provided as part of or in connection with the Site, without prior notice.
Generally speaking, all information or materials contained on the Site or accessible through the Site (including but not limited to all graphics, images, video clips, audio, video images, or other types of content) (“Site Information”) is the property of Audiokinetic, and/or its partners, suppliers or licensors.
Certain portions of the Site have been designated as areas in which registered users may post information or materials (defined below as “Posted Information”). All such Posted Information remains the property of its respective owner(s). Please see Section 2: Posted Information below for further details regarding Posted Information.
Unless otherwise noted in a particular document, Audiokinetic hereby authorizes you to electronically copy or print in hard copy any document published by Audiokinetic on the Site solely for your internal reference purposes within your organization or personal use only. In consideration of and as a condition to this authorization, you agree that all such copies shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. Any other use of Site Information provided by Audiokinetic without prior written approval from Audiokinetic or the appropriate supplier or licensor is strictly prohibited. Any use of Site Information accessible to you through your User Account is subject to the terms of the User Account Policy.
Certain documents published on the Site may contain other restrictions, proprietary notices and/or copyright information relating to that individual document, including but not limited to notices that limit or prohibit your ability to make copies of that document. Please review all additional notices before making any copies.
Any software available to download from the Site is the proprietary work of Audiokinetic, and/or its suppliers or licensors, and may be protected by Canadian and worldwide copyright, patent and/or other intellectual property right laws and treaty provisions. Use of such software is subject to and governed by the terms of any end user license agreement that may be entered between you and Audiokinetic.
The product names, company names and logos of Audiokinetic used on this Site may be trademarks including registered trademarks of Audiokinetic. Such product names, company names and logos of Audiokinetic may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Audiokinetic. Other product and company names mentioned on this Site may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THE SITE, YOU MAY NOT DISTRIBUTE, EXCHANGE, MODIFY, SELL OR TRANSMIT ANYTHING YOU COPY FROM THE SITE. UNAUTHORIZED USE OF THE SITE INFORMATION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF APPLICABLE CRIMINAL OR CIVIL LAWS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK, OR PRIVACY LAWS.
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Links to third party sites
Any links to third party sites are provided solely for your convenience. Such sites are not under the control of Audiokinetic, and Audiokinetic is not responsible for their content, any changes or updates to them, or the collection of any personal information by the operators of such sites.
If you decide to visit any linked site, it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses and other destructive elements. Audiokinetic makes no representation or warranty regarding, and does not endorse, any linked websites, the information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon, or the linked third party sources. Links do not imply that Audiokinetic is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of Audiokinetic or any of its affiliates.
Consequently, Audiokinetic expressly disclaims any liability for any damages arising out of your access, use or inability to use any linked site or the content therein.
Except for personal information, if you transmit to or otherwise provide to Audiokinetic any feedback (such as questions, comments, suggestions, or the like) or any data or materials (“User Feedback”), such User Feedback may not be secured and shall be deemed to be non-confidential and non-proprietary. Audiokinetic shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such User Feedback and by transmitting such User Feedback to Audiokinetic, you are deemed to grant Audiokinetic a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive license (with rights to sublicense) to reproduce, use, disclose, modify, display and distribute the User Feedback to others without limitation and to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such User Feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services incorporating such User Feedback.
You agree: a) not to use this Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden or impair this Site; b) interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse, this Site, or any services, system resources, accounts, servers or networks connected to or accessible through this Site or affiliated or linked sites; c) not to disrupt or interfere with any other person’s use and enjoyment of this Site or affiliated or linked sites; d) not to upload, post or otherwise transmit on this Site any viruses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files or computer programs; e) not to use any robot, spider or other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy the web pages or the content contained at this Site; and f) not to attempt to obtain unauthorized access to this Site or portions of this Site which are restricted from general access.
The Site may provide access to international data about Audiokinetic, or third parties, and therefore, may contain references or cross references to products, programs, and services that are not available in your country. Such references do not imply that Audiokinetic, their suppliers or licensors, or other third parties intend to make available such products, programs or services in your country. Audiokinetic may provide other websites directed at your region which may contain different products and services and be subject to different terms and conditions.
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Linking and Framing
You are permitted to view the Site only in its full presentation form and are prohibited from “framing” the Site. You may link to the Site only by linking to the home page located at Audiokinetic.com. You are prohibited from “deep linking” to any other pages in a manner that would incorrectly suggest endorsement or support of you by Audiokinetic or in any way that suggests you are the owner of any intellectual property belonging to Audiokinetic.
Section 2: Posted Information
All Posted Information Is Public
Audiokinetic has reserved certain portions of the Site to permit registered users to post materials or information, such as personal information, job listings, other sample materials, graphics, images, opinions, comments, conversations or questions in discussion groups, bulletin boards, chat rooms, user forums or on the Site’s Wiki (“Posted Information”). Audiokinetic has provided those special sections as a service to its customers and the media community with the intent of making Posted Information publicly available to anyone who wishes to view it.
License to Posted Information
By submitting the Posted Information for publication on the Site, you grant to Audiokinetic a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right (with rights to sublicense) to use, reproduce, display, modify, create derivative works, and distribute, in any format whatsoever, the Posted Information for any purpose.
You also hereby authorize any third party who lawfully accesses the Posted Information via the Site to make an electronic copy or print in hard copy the Posted Information, or portion thereof, solely for such third party’s internal reference purposes within such third party’s organization or for such third party’s personal use.
If your Posted Information includes links to internet sites or e-mail addresses (“Posted Links”), you are deemed, to the extent you are able, to grant to Audiokinetic a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive right (with rights to sublicense) to display Posted Links for so long as the Posted Information is available on the Site. Audiokinetic requires that Posted Links be restricted to home pages, and not “deep links,” unless the Posted Link is to an internet site that you own, operate, or to which you are otherwise authorized to link as part of a Posted Information for publication on the Site. By including a Posted Link you assume all liability arising therefrom, including liability for endorsing, sponsoring, recommending or otherwise approving the content of any linked site. Audiokinetic reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any Posted Links for any reason whatsoever.
Inclusion of any Posted Links does not imply any endorsement by or responsibility of Audiokinetic with regard to the contents of sites related to such links.
Use of Posted Information
The decision to make Posted Information available, or to use or respond to Posted Information, is yours alone. Audiokinetic has only made a portion of the Site available for the publication, distribution, and review of Posted Information. Audiokinetic is not involved in any transactions between the users who submit Posted Information, and the users who view or use such information. Without limiting the generality of foregoing, Audiokinetic is not responsible for any employment, hiring, purchase, lease, rent, or any other decisions whatsoever made by any person or entity with regard to the Posted Information contained in the Site.
In addition, please note that Audiokinetic cannot confirm that anyone is who they say they are. You assume all risks relating to any dealings you may undertake with anyone you encounter through the Site.
Audiokinetic has no obligation to review, screen, or edit any Posted Information, either in advance, or after posting. Audiokinetic may post the Posted Information as submitted by the person registered to post the information, but will not accept any responsibility or liability for such Posted Information. Inclusion of Posted Information on this Site does not imply any endorsement by Audiokinetic of the Posted Information.
Audiokinetic reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to take any actions with respect to Posted Information as indicated below in the “USER REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES” Section below.
User Representations and warranties
By registering or submitting Posted Information, you hereby represent and warrant:
- That the Posted Information does not violate or constitute the infringement of any patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of privacy, right of publicity, moral rights, or other intellectual property right recognized by any applicable jurisdiction (“Intellectual Property Rights”) of any person or entity, or otherwise constitute the breach of any agreement with any other person or entity;
- That you are who you say you are, that you have not submitted fictitious, false or inaccurate information about yourself, and that all information contained in the Posted Information is true and your own information;
- That you will not post or transmit through the Site any unsolicited chain letters or “spam”; and
- That you may not post or transmit to the Site any advertising, surveys, promotional materials, contests, or any other commercial or non-commercial solicitations;
- That the Posted Information does not contain any threatening, harassing, libelous, false, defamatory, offensive, obscene, or pornographic, material, or other material that would violate any other applicable law or regulation.
By reviewing or using the Posted Information, you represent and warrant:
- That you will only use it for lawful purposes;
- That your use will not violate or constitute the infringement of the Intellectual Property Rights of Audiokinetic or any other person or entity or otherwise constitute the breach of any agreement with any other person or entity; and
- That your use will not constitute an unlawful, threatening, harassing, libelous, false, defamatory, offensive, obscene, or pornographic use, or otherwise violate any other applicable law or regulation.
If you believe that any Posted Information infringes your Intellectual Property Rights, you may notify Audiokinetic by contacting Infringement. Audiokinetic does not guarantee that it shall act on such notice.
Section 3: Wwise Certification Course
The Site allows you to access the Wwise Certification Course documentation.
The Wwise Certification Course documentation (whether in written, graphic or video form) is supplied as a guide for the Wwise® product and is made available free of charge to all users of the Site. This documentation is the sole property of Audiokinetic, and protected by Canadian copyright law and in other jurisdictions by virtue of international copyright treaties.
The Wwise Certification Course documentation may be duplicated, reproduced, stored or transmitted, exclusively for your non-commercial (including academic) purposes. You may compile different extracts of the documentation to suit such internal purposes, but you may not alter the content of any portion of the documentation. Any copy of the Wwise Certification Course documentation shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein.
The Wwise Certification Course documentation is furnished for information purposes only, and its content is subject to change without notice. Reasonable care has been taken in preparing the information contained in this document, however, Audiokinetic disclaims all representations, warranties and conditions, whether express, implied or arising out of usage of trade or course of dealing, concerning the Wwise Certification Course documentation and assumes no responsibility or liability for any losses or damages of any kind arising out of the use of this guide or of any error or inaccuracy it may contain, even if Audiokinetic has been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage.
The Site allows you to take the Wwise End User Certification Test(s) available for specified fee. Passing the test will provide you with a PDF certificate indicating you are Audiokinetic Wwise - End User Certified for the level chosen. Detailed information about the certification process and requirements can be found at https://www.audiokinetic.com/learn/certification/.
Audiokinetic shall incur no liability whatsoever resulting from your inability to successfully pass the Wwise End User Certification test.
Once you have passed a certification, you will have the opportunity to register yourself on the Audiokinetic’s Creators Directory as a certified user using your User Account. Any information provided by you for the purposes of your registration with the Creators Directory must be true and accurate.
You understand that any registration with the Creators Directory is subject to Audiokinetic’s review and approval.
More detailed information about the Creators Directory can be found at https://www.audiokinetic.com/directory/faq/.
Audiokinetic uses commercially reasonable efforts to ensure all information provided through the Creators Directory is complete and accurate. However, Audiokinetic shall incur no liability whatsoever resulting from your registration as part of the Audiokinetic Creators Directory or use thereof, or of the accuracy of any information accessible therein.
Section 4: Wwise Training
The Site allows you to purchase, for a fee, training sessions for the AUDIOKINETIC Wwise Technology. Training Sessions are subject to the Training Terms and conditions.
Section 5: Electronic Payment and Security
The Site allows you to make certain purchases, including the purchase of certain products and services.
We reserve the right to change the prices offered on the Site at any time. Unless otherwise indicated, all prices listed on the Site are in US dollars and all charges will be processed in US dollars (except for transactions completed through the Japanese version of the Site which will be processed in yens).
You must be 18 years of age or older to make any purchase from the Site.
We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update information or modify or cancel Orders if any information on the website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your Order).
By completing an Order through the Site, you are agreeing to pay, in full, the prices and all applicable taxes specified in relation to your Order, either by credit card or other permitted payment method. Payments are processed by our trusted third party service provider and Audiokinetic does not collect your financial information. If your payment is refused by your credit card issuer, the Order will not be processed and Audiokinetic will have no responsibility with respect thereto.
We reserve the right to change the permitted methods of payment, including without limitation, the credit cards we are able to accept, at any time. If complete payment for your Order is not received and verified by us, your Order will not be processed. If you do not complete or improperly complete your Order it may not be accepted or acknowledged.
In order to complete an Order, you may be required to provide certain additional information that is required to process your Order. For example, you will be required to provide valid payment information (e.g. a valid credit card number and expiration date) to facilitate payment.
Taxes and Duties
Prices displayed on the Site do not include taxes. When you proceed to purchase your Order, sales tax (where applicable) will be calculated on the total value of your purchase, based on your billing information.
Your safe and secure online transactional activity is our top priority. As such, we routinely monitor our website for suspicious activity. However, the transmission of data or information over the internet or other forms of networks may not be secure, and is subject to possible loss, interception or alteration while in transit. We do not assume any liability for any damage you may experience or costs you may incur as a result of any electronic transmissions over the internet or otherwise within the website, such as transmissions involving the exchange of electronic messages of any kind (including those which may contain your personal information). In no event will the information you provide on or through the website be deemed to be confidential, create any fiduciary obligations to you on our part, or result in any liability to you on our part in the event that such information is inadvertently released by us or accessed by third parties without your consent.
Please refer to the security policies of our third party payment processing services provider: https://www.moneris.com/.
Section 5: Disclaimers, Exclusions, Limitations, Indemnification
For avoidance of doubt, please note that the term “Site” as used in Section 3 encompasses all content of this Site whatsoever, including but not limited to Posted Information and all materials and information accessible on or through the Site.
THIS SITE MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. AUDIOKINETIC AND / OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE THIS SITE, OR THE RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THIS SITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY RELIANCE ON ANY OF THE FOREGOING SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. AUDIOKINETIC RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY PORTION OF THIS SITE. AUDIOKINETIC MAY MAKE ANY OTHER CHANGES TO THIS SITE AND THE PRODUCTS, SERVICES, PROGRAMS OR PRICES (IF ANY) DESCRIBED ON THIS SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.
THE SITE IS PROVIDED BY AUDIOKINETIC "AS IS” WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WITH REGARD THERETO. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AUDIOKINETIC DISCLAIM ALL CONDITIONS AND WARRANTIES , EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH REGARD THERETO, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED CONDITIONS OR WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND THOSE ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE AT LAW, OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USE OF TRADE.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, AUDIOKINETIC SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY CONDITION OR WARRANTY WITH REGARD TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE, THE ACCURACY OR TIMELINESS OF THE SITE, ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES OR OTHER COMPONENTS THAT MAY INFECT, HARM, OR CAUSE DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR ANY OTHER PROPERTY, OR ANY WARRANTY THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED.
Exclusion of Damages and Limitation of Liability
BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, THE RESPECTIVE LIABILITY OF AUDIOKINETIC, AND ITS SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00), WHICHEVER IS LOWER.
Last Updated April 19, 2016.