Online Licence Agreement and Media Consent

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The Faculti Platform is an important reference tool which gives users instant access to relevant and up-to-date academic and professional research content. This continually expanding library of news, analysis, facts and figures covers a large variety of subjects including: Medicine, Education, Law, Nursing, Business, Journalism, Anthropology, Psychology, Sociology, History, Science and Math.

Faculti hosts content from across the world’s leading institutions including The United Nations, the British Parliament, Harvard University, Stanford University, MIT, Caltech, New York University, Oxford University, Cambridge University and the University of the Arts London, and leading figures from Ambassadors and Diplomats, Poet Laureates and Pulitzer Prize Winners.

Interviewees are licenced a free video of their interview, in perpetuity, for their own (non-commercial) use in exchange for their input, and can use the video as a means of dissemination of their work. Over 1000 global figures have embedded their videos on their respective homepages, blogs or associated institution websites.

Faculti do not claim copyright of any of the underlying publications nor any referred to in-interview publications. We are not affiliated to any political party, institution or organisation. We aim to provide an engaging, impartial and inclusive platform covering the scale and magnitude of academic and professional information.

Annual licencing subscriptions enable us to cover our operating costs and pay our staff across the United States and Europe. As a service provider this importantly enables us to develop and maintain strong sustainable relationships with institutions, to achieve our objectives and provide value over time.

The two documents below tell you the terms on which the Licensee may use the Video and the Rights you assign to Faculti for usage. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before downloading the Video. You should print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.

Media Consent

I hereby give my consent to Faculti Media Limited to use my image and likeness and/or any interview statements from me in its publications. This consent includes, but is not limited to: (a) Permission to interview, film, photograph, or otherwise make an edited video reproduction of me and/or record my voice; (b) Permission to use my name; and Title I hereby consent to the use of these films, photographs and/or recordings singularly or in conjunction with other videos, photographs and/or recordings for advertising, publicity, commercial or other business purposes. I further consent to the reproduction and/or authorisation by Faculti Media Limited to reproduce and use said videos, photographs and recordings of my voice, for use in all domestic and foreign markets. I represent and warrant that I own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to grant the foregoing contribution to Faculti Media Limited. I hereby release Faculti Media Limited and any of its associated or affiliated companies, their directors, officers, agents, employees and customers, and appointed advertising agencies, their directors, officers, agents and employees from all claims of every kind on account of such use. I understand that Faculti Media Limited hereby grants to me (the Licensee) a royalty-free, non-transferable, non-exclusive licence to use the Video Worldwide for the Purpose of research dissemination or educational purposes. I understand that I am not entitled to any other compensation for or rights in these materials. This agreement, and any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim of whatever nature arising out of or in any way relating to this agreement or its formation (including any non​contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. By clicking on the button marked “[I Accept]”, I accept the Media Release For Terms and Conditions.

Media Licence

Online Copyright Licence to FACULTI Digital Content This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms on which the Licensee (as defined below) may use the Video (as defined below). Please read these terms and conditions carefully before downloading the Video. By clicking on the button marked “[I Accept]”, you accept these terms and conditions (on behalf of the Licensee).  Please understand that, if you refuse to accept these terms and conditions (on behalf of the Licensee), the Licensee will not be able to download or use the Video. You should (on behalf of the Licensee) print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference. Agreed terms Definitions and interpretation The definitions and rules of interpretation in this clause 1 apply in this licence. Control:     in relation to any entity, the power of a person to secure that the affairs of that entity are conducted in accordance with that person's wishes: by means of the holding of shares or the possession of voting power in or in relation to that or any other entity; or by virtue of any powers conferred by the articles of association or any other document regulating that or any other entity. Derivative Work:     work generated or developed following the date of this licence which is based on the Video (including translations, musical arrangements, dramatisations, fictionalisations, motion picture versions, sound recordings, art reproductions, abridgements, condensations, or any other form in which a work may be recast, transformed or adapted). End User:     a visitor to the Licensee’s website(s). Faculti Media:    Faculti Media Limited, incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company number 08403116, whose registered office is at Faculti Media Limited, Office 7, 35-37 Ludgate Hill, London, EC4M 7JN, United Kingdom Intellectual Property Rights:     patents, rights to inventions, copyright and related rights, Moral Rights, trade marks and service marks, trade names and domain names, rights in get-up, rights to goodwill or to sue for passing off or unfair competition, rights in designs, rights in computer software, database rights, rights in confidential information (including know-how and trade secrets) and any other intellectual property rights, in each case whether registered or unregistered and including all applications (or rights to apply) for, and renewals or extensions of, such rights and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection which subsist or will subsist now or in the future in any part of the world. Licensee:    means the person in whose name the User Account was created. Moral Rights:    ‘moral rights’, including under sections 77 to 85 inclusive of the CDPA or any similar laws of any jurisdiction. Purpose:     non-commercial use or inclusion of the Video on the Licensee’s website(s). Reserved Rights:     all rights in, or in relation to, the Video that are not expressly granted to Licensee under this licence, including in/to any and all Derivative Works, and any other rights (whether known now, or created later, and whether or not in the contemplation of the parties at the time of this licence). Territory:     Worldwide User Account:    the user account for the Website into which the person who requested to download the Video is logged. Video:    the content that you have selected for download from our website Faculti.net (as a result of which you have been required to accept the terms of this licence), including any and all text, information, data, software, executable code, images, audio, or video material therein. Website:    the website to which (Faculti.net) resolves. You:    the person who is logged into the User Account and who wishes (by accepting this licence on behalf of the Licensee) to download the Video; you shall have a corresponding meaning. For the avoidance of doubt, You and the Licensee are not necessarily different persons and, where this is the case, a reference to on behalf of the Licensee or any similar expression shall be construed accordingly (which may mean ignoring it). A reference to: one gender includes a reference to the other genders; a clause is a reference to a clause of this licence; including, includes, for example, in particular or any similar expression shall be construed as illustrative and shall not limit the sense of the words, description, definition, phrase or term preceding those terms; an English legal term for any action, remedy, method of judicial proceeding, legal document, legal status, court, official or any legal concept or thing shall, in respect of any jurisdiction other than England and Wales, be deemed to include a reference to what most nearly approximates to the English legal term in that jurisdiction; a statute or statutory provision: is a reference to it as amended, extended or re-enacted from time to time provided that, as between the parties, no such amendment, extension or re-enactment shall apply for the purposes of this agreement to the extent that it would impose any new or extended obligation, liability or restriction on, or otherwise adversely affect the rights of, any party; and shall include any subordinate legislation made from time to time under that statute or statutory provision; writing or written includes faxes but neither e-mail nor any other form of electronic communication, except where expressly provided to the contrary; holding company or subsidiary means a ‘holding company’ or ‘subsidiary’ as defined in section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006 and a company shall be treated, for the purposes only of the membership requirement contained in subsections 1159(1)(b) and (c), as a member of another company even if its shares in that other company are registered in the name of: another person (or its nominee), whether by way of security or in connection with the taking of security; or its nominee. In the case of a limited liability partnership which is a subsidiary of a company or another limited liability partnership, section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006 shall be amended so that: references in sub sections 1159(1)(a) and (c) to voting rights are to the members' rights to vote on all or substantially all matters which are decided by a vote of the members of the limited liability partnership; and the reference in section 1159(1)(b) to the right to appoint or remove a majority of its board of directors is to the right to appoint or remove members holding a majority of the voting rights; a person includes a natural person, corporate or unincorporated body (whether or not having separate legal personality) and that person’s personal representatives, successors or permitted assigns. Clause headings do not affect the interpretation of this licence. Any obligation in this licence not to do something includes an undertaking not to allow that thing to be done. Grant of licence Faculti Media hereby grants to the Licensee a royalty-free, non-transferable, non-exclusive licence to use the Video Worldwide for the Purpose. The licence granted to the Licensee is strictly limited to, and the Licensee shall use the Video solely for, the Purpose.  In particular, the Licensee may not: charge any third party to view the Video (whether directly or indirectly – e.g. as part of a subscription); or have any paid-for advertising (whether paid-for by ‘clicks’ by End Users or otherwise) on the same web page on which the Video is displayed/hosted. Subject to the other terms of this licence, the Licensee may allow End Users to watch the Video when displayed/hosted on the Licensee’s website(s). Subject to clause 2.3, the Licensee shall not grant sub-licences (in whole or in part) of any of the rights granted under this licence. Faculti Media may require the removal of, or editorial revisions to, the Video at any time.  The Licensee agrees to effect that removal or editorial revision within seven days of receipt of the request. The Licensee may not (without Faculti Media’s prior written consent): change (or otherwise develop or amend) the Video; or create Derivative Works from the Video. Notwithstanding clause 2.6, should any Derivative Works be created by the Licensee, the Licensee: hereby (with full title guarantee) grants and assigns to Faculti Media (by way of present grant and assignment of existing and future rights) the entire copyright and all other rights of whatsoever kind or nature in and to the Derivative Works; warrants that no person has any Moral Rights in such Derivative Works; shall, at its own cost, perform (or procure the performance of) all further acts and things, and execute and deliver (or procure the execution or delivery of) all further documents, required by law or which the Faculti Media requests, to vest in Faculti Media the full benefit of the right, title and interest assigned to the Faculti Media under this clause 2.7. Faculti Media’s rights For the avoidance of doubt, Faculti Media expressly retains the Reserved Rights for its own and/or third party exploitation. Licensee’s obligations The Licensee shall comply with all applicable laws in performing its obligations and exercising its rights under this licence. Video Credits The Licensee shall credit Faculti (either by reference to Faculti.net, Faculti or Faculti Media Limited) ensuring to contain a reservation for Faculti Media of all Intellectual Property Rights and other rights for the Video. Digital rights management (DRM) If the Licensee makes the Video available electronically, via digital platforms or media, for use by End Users (to the extent allowed by this licence), the Licensee shall, at its own cost, implement technological protection to ensure that the Video is used within the scope of the rights granted to the Licensee and to End Users. The Licensee shall ensure that the measures adopted under clause 5.1 in conjunction with the exploitation of the Video as allowed by this licence are sufficient to ensure that End Users of the Video are not able to copy, transfer or communicate the Video to the public, or in any way exploit the Video other than as allowed by this licence. The Licensee shall ensure that End Users do not remove, bypass, circumvent, neutralise, or modify any of the Digital Rights Management and technological protection measures used for the Video.] End users In relation to End Users, the Licensee shall make it clear to them that: the Video is only available for the End User’s personal use; reproduction or distribution of Video is prohibited (except to the extent that reproduction or distribution may not be limited by applicable law); contain a reservation for Faculti Media of all Intellectual Property Rights for the video Intellectual property rights Faculti Media retains ownership of all Intellectual Property Rights of the Video and in any Derivative Works that it may create, but it does not claim ownership of Intellectual Property of any of the underlying publications that may be discussed during the video. No set-off All amounts due under this agreement shall be paid in full without any deduction or withholding (other than any deduction or withholding of tax as required by law).  Neither party shall be entitled to claim set-off or to counterclaim against the other in relation to the payment of the whole or part of any such amount. Warranties Each party warrants to the other that it has full power and authority to enter into and perform its obligations under this licence. Faculti Media warrants that the Video does not infringe any third party’s Intellectual Property Rights worldwide. The Licensee warrants that it is: entering into this licence in the course of its trade, business or profession; and not a consumer. Infringement The Licensee shall promptly notify Faculti Media of any actual or suspected infringement of the Video that comes to its attention. Termination Without prejudice to any rights that have accrued under this agreement or any of their rights or remedies, the Licensee may (at any time) terminate this agreement with immediate effect by giving written notice to Faculti Media. Without prejudice to any rights that have accrued under this agreement or any of its rights or remedies, Faculti Media may (at any time) terminate this agreement: by giving not less than seven days’ written notice to the Licensee; or with immediate effect by giving written notice to the Licensee if: the Licensee challenges or disputes Faculti Media’s ownership of, or rights in, the Video, or the validity of those rights; or the Licensee commits a material breach of any term of this agreement; or the Licensee repeatedly breaches any of the terms of this agreement in such a manner as to reasonably justify the opinion that its conduct is inconsistent with it having the intention or ability to give effect to the terms of this agreement; or the Licensee suspends, or threatens to suspend, payment of its debts, or is unable to pay its debts as they fall due or admits inability to pay its debts, or (being a company) is deemed unable to pay its debts within the meaning of section 123 of the Insolvency Act 1986, or (being an individual) is deemed either unable to pay its debts or as having no reasonable prospect of so doing, in either case, within the meaning of section 268 of the Insolvency Act 1986, or (being a partnership) has any partner to whom any of the foregoing apply; or the Licensee commences negotiations with all or any class of its creditors with a view to rescheduling any of its debts, or makes a proposal for or enters into any compromise or arrangement with its creditors; or a petition is filed, a notice is given, a resolution is passed, or an order is made, for or in connection with the winding up of that other party (being a company); or an application is made to court, or an order is made, for the appointment of an administrator, or if a notice of intention to appoint an administrator is given or if an administrator is appointed, over the Licensee (being a company); or the holder of a qualifying floating charge over the assets of that other party (being a company) has become entitled to appoint or has appointed an administrative receiver; or a person becomes entitled to appoint a receiver over the assets of the Licensee or a receiver is appointed over the assets of the Licensee; or the Licensee (being an individual) is the subject of a bankruptcy petition or order; or a creditor or encumbrancer of the Licensee attaches or takes possession of, or a distress, execution, sequestration or other such process is levied or enforced on or sued against, the whole or any part of the Licensee’s assets and such attachment or process is not discharged within seven days; or any event occurs, or proceeding is taken, with respect to the Licensee in any jurisdiction to which it is subject that has an effect equivalent or similar to any of the events mentioned in clause 11.2(b)(iv) to clause 11.2(b)(xi) (inclusive); or the Licensee suspends or ceases, or threatens to suspend or cease, carrying on all or a substantial part of its business; or the Licensee (being an individual) dies or, by reason of illness or incapacity (whether mental or physical), is incapable of managing his or her own affairs or becomes a patient under any mental health legislation; or there is a change in the Control of the Licensee; or any warranty given by the Licensee is found to be untrue or misleading. The parties acknowledge and agree that any breach of clauses 12.2 shall constitute a material breach of a term for the purposes of this clause 11. On termination of this licence (for any reason whatsoever): all rights and authorisations granted by Faculti Media to the Licensee under this licence shall automatically terminate and immediately revert to Faculti Media; and the Licensee shall immediately: cease all use of the Video; and destroy or irretrievably erase (as applicable) all copies of the Video in the Licensee’s possession, custody or control (including from back-up systems and any cached copies of the Video). Liability Nothing in this licence shall have the effect of excluding or limiting any liability for: death or personal injury caused by negligence; fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; any other act/omission for which liability may not be excluded or limited by applicable law. Subject to clause 12.1: save where expressly provided in this licence, all conditions, warranties, covenants, representations and undertakings which may be implied (whether by statute or otherwise) are excluded to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; Faculti Media shall not be liable to the Licensee for: indirect or consequential loss or damage (howsoever arising); or any loss (whether direct or indirect or consequential) of profits, use, anticipated savings, goodwill or contracts or for any loss arising from damaged, corrupted or lost data; the aggregate liability of Faculti Media in relation to this licence (whether such liability arises in contract, tort, misrepresentation, breach of duty or otherwise) shall not in total exceed an amount equal to £1000. Third party rights A person who is not a party to this licence shall not have any rights under or in connection with it. Assignment and sub-contracting The Licensee shall not, without the prior written consent of Faculti Media, assign, transfer or deal in any manner with this licence or any of its rights and obligations under this licence (or purport to do any of the same). The Licensee shall not sub-contract or delegate in any manner any or all of its obligations under this licence to any third party or agent. Faculti media may at any time assign, transfer, mortgage, charge or deal in any other manner with any or all of its rights and obligations under this licence. Severance If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this licence (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision shall, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this licence shall not be affected. Waiver No failure or delay by a party to exercise any right or remedy provided under this licence or by law shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it preclude or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.  No single or partial exercise of such right or remedy shall preclude or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy. No partnership or agency Nothing in this licence is intended to, or shall be deemed to, establish any partnership or joint venture between the parties, constitute either party the agent of another party, nor authorise either party to make or enter into any commitments for or on behalf of the other party. Notices Any notice required to be given under this licence, or in connection with the maters contemplated by it, shall be in writing and shall be delivered personally or by commercial courier to the other party as set out below: Faculti Media:    Faculti Media Limited, Office 7, 35-37 Ludgate Hill, London, EC4M 7JN (FAO Sam Mohammad, CEO Faculti Media Limited); the Licensee:     the postal address provided to Faculti Media in association with the Licensee’s User Account (or any person whose name is given to the Licensee in association with the Licensee’s User Account), or as otherwise notified to the other in accordance with this clause 18.1. Notwithstanding clause 18.1, Faculti Media may give the Licensee notice by e-mail (to the e-mail address provided to Faculti Media in association with the Licensee’s User Account). Any notice shall be deemed to have been received: if delivered personally, when left at the address and for the contact identified by the party; if delivered by commercial courier, on the date and at the time that the courier's delivery receipt is signed; if sent by e-mail, 24 hours after such e-mail is sent. Inadequacy of damages Without prejudice to any other rights or remedies that Faculti Media may have, the Licensee acknowledges and agrees that damages alone would not be an adequate remedy for any breach of the terms of this licence by the Licensee.  Accordingly, Faculti Media shall be entitled (without proof of special damages) to the remedies of injunction, specific performance or other equitable relief for any threatened or actual breach of the terms of this licence. Entire agreement This licence and any documents referred to in it constitute the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes all previous agreements between the parties relating to its subject matter. Each party acknowledges that, in entering into this licence, it has not relied on, and shall have no right or remedy in respect of, any statement, representation, assurance or warranty (whether negligently or innocently made) other than as expressly set out in this licence. Governing law and jurisdiction This licence and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales. The parties irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with this licence or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims).

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