Terms of Use

Last updated March 1, 2017

Please review these Terms of Use (the “Terms”), which govern your use of CastingMadeSimple.com (the “Site”, “we”, “us”, or  “our”). Your use of the Site constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by these Terms of Use. We reserve the right to update or modify these Terms at any time without prior notice. For this reason, we encourage you to review these Terms whenever you use our Site. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use the Site.

Privacy.

By using the Site you agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy which you can review by clicking here.

License and Access.

Subject to your compliance with these Terms of Use, CastingMadeSimple.com grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to access and make personal and non-commercial use of the Site and any services provided thereon. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of any Site’s content, any downloading or copying of registration information for the benefit of another merchant, any derivative use of this Site or its content; or any use of robots, data mining, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. The Site or any portion of it may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of CastingMadeSimple.com. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including text, images of page layout, or form) of CastingMadeSimple.com and our affiliates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing the CastingMadeSimple.com name or trademarks without the express written consent of CastingMadeSimple.com. All rights not expressly granted to you in these Terms of Use are reserved and retained by CastingMadeSimple.com, its affiliates, licensors, publishers, rights holders or other content providers. Any unauthorized use of the Site or services provided terminates the permission or license to access and use the site.

Site Modification or Suspension.

We reserve the right, at any time in our sole discretion, to modify, suspend or discontinue the Site or any service, content, feature or product offered through the Site, with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Site, or any service, content, feature or product offered through the Site.

Intellectual Property

This Site and the Content available on the Site are our property of or the property or our affiliates and licensors, and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property rights. Subject to the Terms, we grant you a non-exclusive non-transferable license to use the Site solely for your personal non-commercial use. You may not use the Site or the content available on the Site in a manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights or that has not been authorized by us. More specifically, unless explicitly authorized in these Terms or by the owner of the content, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, translate, sell, create derivative works, exploit, perform, display or distribute in any manner or medium (including by e-mail or other electronic means) any material from the Site. You may, however, from time to time, download or print one copy of individual pages of the Site for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

Copyright Complaints.

If you believe your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our copyright agent the written information specified below:

  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;

  • A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;

  • A description where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;

  • Your address, telephone number, and email address;

  • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

    CastingMadeSimple.com Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on CastingMadeSimple.com can be reached at:
    privacy@castingmadesimple.com
    Or by postal mail at:
    185 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10016

Restrictions and Registration

You may not use or register with the Site if you are under thirteen (13) years of age. However, certain services offered on or through the Site may require you to be eighteen (18) years old, for instance purchasing products, entering into sweepstakes and participating in sampling and product gifting programs. If you are under 18, do not use those portions of the Site or those services. You agree that the information that you provide to us upon registration, and at all other times will be true, accurate, current and complete. Registration is limited to one account per user and user is solely responsible for keeping your password secure and for any activities or actions taken under your password, whether or not you have authorized such activities or actions. You shall immediately notify CastingMadeSimple.com of any unauthorized use of your password. By using the Site and/or accessing the services, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into these Terms and to abide by all of the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms. This Site is administered in the United States and intended for U.S. users; any use outside of the U.S. is at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with any local laws applicable to your use of the Site or access to the Services.

Payment Terms & Cancellation 

You will not be billed for your first month of the Service (the “Free Trial Month”). After the Free Trial Month you will be billed on a monthly basis for use of the Service. You may cancel at any time without charge during the Free Trial Month. If you have not submitted a valid cancellation by the end of your Free Trial Month, we will begin to charge your credit card the monthly subscription fee. You are responsible for ensuring that your billing and contact information is accurate and up-to-date.

YOUR SUBSCRIPTION WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY RENEWED ON A RECURRING MONTHLY BASIS (UNLESS YOU HAVE SELECTED A PAYMENT OPTION BASED ON ANOTHER RECURRING BASIS). IF YOU DO NOT DESIRE TO HAVE YOUR SUBSCRIPTION AUTOMATICALLY RENEWED, YOU MUST CANCEL YOUR SUBSCRIPTION THROUGH THE SERVICE BEFORE THE END OF THE APPLICABLE RECURRING PERIOD. PAID SUBSCRIPTIONS CANNOT BE TERMINATED BEFORE THE END OF THE PERIOD FOR WHICH YOU HAVE ALREADY PAID, AND YOU WILL NOT BE REFUNDED ANY FEES THAT YOU HAVE ALREADY PAID.

We may change the monthly subscription fee by giving you advance notice. The increased rate will apply to the next payment due from you after the date of the notice of the subscription fee increase.

Why do I need a payment method to start a free trial?

We ask for a payment method to ensure you don't have any interruption in service after the free trial. We do this by sending an authorization request to your financial institution to verify that your payment method works. These requests are not charges, but in some cases they may affect your available account balance. You will not be charged if you do not continue our service.


Your Comments Reviews and Other Content Posted:

You may have the opportunity to post comments, write reviews or provide other content on this Site (“Posted Content”). If you choose to post comments, reviews or other content on the Site you are representing that you are the owner of the content, or that you have the owner's express consent to your posting or submission of that content. In addition, when you submit or post any content, you are granting the us and anyone authorized by us, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, unrestricted, fully sub-licensable, worldwide license to use, display, copy, modify, transmit, cache, store, archive, index, categorize, comment on, tag, sell, exploit, create derivative works from, incorporate into other works, distribute, and/or digitally perform or publicly perform or display such posted content, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium, now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose, including without limitation the right to transfer to third parties the right to use, exhibit and otherwise exploit such content (in whole or in part), as modified by us in its sole discretion. This license is non-exclusive, except that you agree that we shall have the exclusive right to practice this license to the extent of combining your Posted Content with the Posted Content of other Site users for the purposes of constructing or populating a searchable database of product reviews. You acknowledge and agree that we and our partners are entitled to retain any revenue generated from the display of advertising, promotional campaigns, content syndication and distribution arrangements that include or feature any Posted Content submitted by you.
The foregoing shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such Posted Content or submission, including, but not limited to, rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction. Also, in connection with the exercise of such rights, you grant us, and anyone authorized by us, the right to identify you as the author of any of your content postings or submissions by name, e-mail address or screen name, as we deem appropriate. We are under no obligation to give credit or pay any compensation for your Posted Content.
We expressly prohibit the posting of any comments, reviews or other content that is illegal, threatening, defamatory, obscene, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, commercial solicitation, political campaigning, mass mailings, chain letters, or any form of "spam." You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a comment or other content. We reserve the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but do not regularly review posted content. We have the right but not the obligation to oversee and edit or remove any activity or content. We claim no responsibility and assume no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.


Third Party Content

Third parties not affiliated with us may offer services or products on the Site.  We do not warrant or assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, offers or content of third parties who may have advertisements or links on our site. You should carefully review their privacy statements and other conditions of use.


Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY US ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM US ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL 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, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold us, our parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless, for any claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including costs and attorneys' fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of (i) your access to the Site, (ii) your use of the services, (iii) the violation of these Terms of Use by you, (iv) the infringement by you, or any third party using your account or User ID or password, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity; (v) any content you post on this Site; and (vi) any products or services purchased by you in connection with this Site and/or the web sites of our third party partners, vendors and/or service providers.


Termination

These Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect while you use the Site and avail yourself to the services provided by us. We may cancel or terminate your right to use the Site or any part of the Site at any time without notice. In the event of any such cancellation or termination, you shall no longer be authorized to access all of the Site or the part of the Site affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on you with respect to any material downloaded from the Site, and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in these Terms of Use, shall survive any termination of your right to use the Site.

Disputes, Choice of Law, and Jurisdiction.

This Agreement, as well as the CastingMadeSimple.com and the Privacy Policy, is the complete and exclusive statement of the Agreement between CastingMadeSimple.com and you regarding the Site and the Services and supersedes any other agreement or proposal, oral or written (including information on the Site), and any other communications between CastingMadeSimple.com and you. This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. Any matter and/or dispute relating in any way to your visit to or interaction with the Site, including compliance with these Terms, shall be submitted to binding confidential arbitration in New York, New York as provided in the Section titled “Arbitration” (below). Notwithstanding the foregoing, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate our intellectual property rights, we may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in the state courts of the State of New York or the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and you consent to exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue in such courts.

ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR THE SITE MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES, OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Any dispute resolution proceedings relating to these Terms or the Site will be conducted only on an individual basis and not as a class, consolidated, joined or representative action and the parties expressly waive all rights to commence or participate in any class, consolidated or representative action/proceeding. You agree that CastingMadeSimple.com agreement to arbitrate claims constitutes consideration for such waiver.

Notwithstanding CastingMadeSimple.com’s right to modify these Terms, CastingMadeSimple.com agrees that any such modification to the dispute and/or arbitration requirements in these Terms shall not apply to claims arising prior to the date of such modification.

Arbitration

Arbitration under these Terms shall be conducted under the prevailing rules of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator's award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. In the event, for any reason, arbitration is not permitted by applicable law, the parties waive all rights to trial by jury and waive all right to commence or participate in any class action, consolidated, representative or class proceedings.

Payment Terms & Cancellation

You will not be billed for your first month of the Service (the “Free Trial Month”). After the Free Trial Month you will be billed on a monthly basis for use of the Service. You may cancel at any time without charge during the Free Trial Month. If you have not submitted a valid cancellation by the end of your Free Trial Month, we will begin to charge your credit card the monthly subscription fee. You are responsible for ensuring that your billing and contact information is accurate and up-to-date.

YOUR SUBSCRIPTION WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY RENEWED ON A RECURRING MONTHLY BASIS (UNLESS YOU HAVE SELECTED A PAYMENT OPTION BASED ON ANOTHER RECURRING BASIS). IF YOU DO NOT DESIRE TO HAVE YOUR SUBSCRIPTION AUTOMATICALLY RENEWED, YOU MUST CANCEL YOUR SUBSCRIPTION THROUGH THE SERVICE BEFORE THE END OF THE APPLICABLE RECURRING PERIOD. PAID SUBSCRIPTIONS CANNOT BE TERMINATED BEFORE THE END OF THE PERIOD FOR WHICH YOU HAVE ALREADY PAID, AND YOU WILL NOT BE REFUNDED ANY FEES THAT YOU HAVE ALREADY PAID.

We may change the monthly subscription fee by giving you advance notice. The increased rate will apply to the next payment due from you after the date of the notice of the subscription fee increase.

Why do I need a payment method to start a free trial?

We ask for a payment method to ensure you don't have any interruption in service after the free trial. We do this by sending an authorization request to your financial institution to verify that your payment method works. These requests are not charges, but in some cases they may affect your available account balance. You will not be charged if you do not continue our service.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments relating to our website, these Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at privacy@castingmadesimple.com. You may also send us your questions or comments by postal mail at: 185 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10016

Casting Made Simple Privacy Policy

Effective Date March 1, 2017

This Privacy Policy provides an explanation of what information CastingMadeSimple.com/ Casting Made Simple Corp. (the “Site”, “we”, us”, “our”), may collect and how we may use and process it. By submitting your details to us via the Site you consent to our use of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Applicability and third party websites and services

This Privacy Policy only applies to our website and does not apply to third party websites you may link to from this Site or third party web pages or other online services which may be displayed on this Site. If you click on a link to a third party website or service, or supply information to a third party website or service that is placed within our webpage, you are interacting with that third party and this Privacy Policy will not apply. 

We may collect your personal information in the following ways:

1. When you provide it to us. We may collect your information when you submit an inquiry form or otherwise provide us with your information, including, but not limited to, name, email address, telephone number, postal address or other information you may provide to us;
2. Automatically. We may collect your information automatically based on interaction with our site, using cookies and other technology (as described below).

Types of Information we may collect

Personally identifying information:  Examples of the types of personally identifying information includes, but may not be limited to, your name, email address, telephone number, zip code, and other information you may provide. You can choose not to provide us with such information, but some of our services and certain parts of our Site may not be accessible to you.
Other information we collect: We may automatically collect information about your interaction with our Site, our advertisements and other promotional content using technologies like cookies and web beacons, and via our web server's log files. Examples of information which may be collected by our various technologies include browser information, your device IP address, whether you clicked on one of our advertisements, pages you've visited on the Site, which website you came from, date and time stamp information, and other navigation and click-through information. Although information we collect through these tracking devices is not always personally identifiable when collected, we may combine such information with personally identifiable information like your name or email address or other information that could be used to identify you and to provide you with relevant advertising when visiting our Site, third party websites or to send you email advertisements.
 

How we may use the information that we collect.

The information that we collect about you may be used by us in any manner and for any purpose permitted by law. This may include sharing your information, both personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information, with third parties for marketing purposes, including but not limited to, sending you emails r offers for goods and services that may interest you. If you do not want us to share your personally identifying information with third parties for marketing purposes, you may opt-out here.  Additionally, we may, or we may engage third parties who may, combine your personally identifiable information, such as your email address, with non-personally identifiable information such as your IP address, device ID, a unique cookie recognized on your browser, or information associated with such non-personally identifiable information such as information about your browsing history, whether collected on this site or a third-party site, for the purpose of sending you more relevant advertising, including by email.  To opt-out from this service click here.

Cookies and Other Technology

Cookies are small data files that are stored on your computer or device by your web browser. We use cookies to store information so that you do not have to re-enter your information upon revisiting our Site. Cookies also enable us to provide personalized content, monitor our marketing campaigns, track your entries and submissions and gather information about your interactions with our Site or with one of our advertisements. Cookies may be set by us or our business partners and service providers when you visit the Site or when you interact with one of our advertisements or other content. We use both session cookies, which terminate when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which may remain on your computer until you delete them. You may decline cookies if your web browser software permits. If you have questions about disabling cookies, you should consult with your browser's manufacturer. Note, however, that some parts of the Site may not operate correctly if you disable cookies. We may also track your use of our Site, advertisements and other content through web beacons (also called pixel tags or clear gifs). Web beacons can be used for various purposes, including to help us improve our Site, services and marketing communications.

Targeted Ads and Analytics Services

We may have relationships with third party advertising and analytics services companies who may place advertisements on our behalf onto other websites, perform tracking and reporting functions for those Sites and our advertisements, and place third party advertisements on our Site. Information that may be collected includes, but may not be limited to, information about the websites you’ve viewed and advertisements you’ve interacted with, along with your IP address, date and time of interaction, your ISP and the browser you use to visit this Site. Such information may be combined with personally identifiable information like your name or email address or other information that could be used to identify you which may be used, among other things, to deliver advertising (from us and from other companies) targeted to your preferences and interests, and to better understand the usage and visitation of our Site and the other websites tracked by these advertising companies. To learn more about targeted advertising (also called behavioral advertising), analytics services and your choices, including how to opt-out of some third party ads, advertising networks and ad servers, you may wish to visit the, NAI Consumer Opt-Out Page and the Google's information page.

Your Choices regarding collection of your information.
  • Providing Information. You can always choose not to provide us with your personally identifiable information.
    Opting Out of Our Promotional Emails. You may opt-out of receiving marketing and promotional emails from us at any time by using the opt-out mechanism contained in such emails (also referred to as "unsubscribe"), or by submitting your request to privacy@castingmadesimple.com
  • Please allow 10 business days for us to process your opt-out request.
  • Declining Cookies. If you do not want to accept our cookies, you can adjust your browser settings to decline cookies. You should note, however, that certain areas of the Site may not operate properly if you decide not to accept cookies.
Children’s Privacy

This Site is intended for general audiences, and is not intended for use by persons under the age of 13. If we learn that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete it.  If you believe that we have collected personal information from a child under 13, please contact us using the information below.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting an updated Privacy Policy on our Site without advance notice to you. Any updated Privacy Policy will be effective immediately upon posting.

Personal Information Transferred to the U.S.

We operate our Site in the United States, and it is intended for use only by those ib the U.S.  Data protection and privacy laws in the U.S. differ significantly from those in other locations.  If you are located outside the U.S., you understand and acknowledge that the personal information that we collect will be transferred to and processed in the U.S., and you consent to such activities.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments relating to our website or this notice, please contact us by email at: privacy@castingmadesimple.com.

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