SAMDB Copyright and Conditions of Use
Conditions of Use
SAMDB, South African Movie Database, our parent company,Showreel Africa, Showreel Africa Movie Database and/or its affiliates ("SAMDB") provides its services to you subject to the following conditions. If you visit www.SAMDB.co.za, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully. In addition, when you use any current or future SAMDB service, you will also be subject to the guidelines and conditions applicable to such service or business.
Please review our Privacy Notice, which also governs your visit to SAMDB, to understand our practices.
Visiting SAMDB or sending e-mails to us, communicates electronically with us. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
You maintain copyright on all material you forward to us, provided you hold copyright. All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, video clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of SAMDB or its content suppliers and protected by South African and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of SAMDB and protected by South African and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of SAMDB or its software suppliers and protected by South African and international copyright laws.
SAMDB and The South African Movie Database are registered trademarks, and other marks indicated on our site are trademarks of SAMDB in South Africa. Other SAMDB graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks or trade dress of SAMDB. SAMDB's trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not SAMDB's, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits SAMDB. All other trademarks not owned by SAMDB that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by SAMDB.
License and Site Access
SAMDB grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of SAMDB. This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of SAMDB. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents or any derivative use of this site or its contents.
Robots and Screen Scraping:
You may not use data mining, robots, screen scraping, or similar data gathering and extraction tools on this site, except with SAMDB's express written consent as noted below.
You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of SAMDB without express written consent.
You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing SAMDB's name or trademarks without the express written consent of SAMDB's. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by SAMDB.
Licensing SAMDB Content; Consent to Use Robots and Crawlers:
If you are interested in receiving our express written permission to use SAMDB's content for your non-personal (including commercial) use, please contact us. We do allow the limited use of robots and crawlers, such as those from certain search engines. If you are interested in receiving our express written permission to use robots or crawlers on our site, please contact us.
Linking to SAMDB:
You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to SAMDB so long as the link follows our linking guide and does not portray SAMDB, its services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any SAMDB logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission except as outlined in our help section / FAQ's.
If you have registered with SAMDB or subscribe to SAMDB, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of log-in information and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.
Submitted information and content
You are afforded the ability to submit Showreels,Webcasts,Headshots,Video Clips and Photographs to SAMDB, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, 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, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, any form of "spam," or any content or items that are in contravention of the governing laws of South Africa or international law. You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of your content. SAMDB reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content. Editing of your video clip or photographic image will only occur on agreement between you and SAMDB should those still fall within our guidelines for acceptable content.
Your License to SAMDB:
If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant SAMDB a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant SAMDB and its parent company, Showreel Africa the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post or submit; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this site's policies and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify SAMDB for all claims resulting from content you supply. SAMDB has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. SAMDB takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party. If you would like to learn more about how we handle content that you submit, please review our Privacy Notice.
SAMDB respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact us.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY SAMDB ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. SAMDB MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR MATERIALS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. SAMDB RESERVES THE RIGHT TO WITHDRAW OR DELETE ANY INFORMATION FROM THIS SITE AT ANY TIME IN ITS DISCRETION.
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, SAMDB DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SAMDB DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM SAMDB ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. SAMBD 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.
By visiting SAMDB, you agree that the laws of the state of South Africa, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and SAMDB.
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to SAMDB or to services offered by or through SAMDB shall be adjudicated in Cape Town, Republic of South Africa and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such cases.
Site Policies, Modification, and Severability
Please review our other policies. These policies also govern your visit to SAMDB. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.
Third Party Content
SAMDB links to several external and third party sites. While we make an effort to ensure the content of these sites is acceptable, we have no control over the content of those sites. Visiting those sites is done at your own risk, and SAMDB accepts no responsibility, whatsoever, as to the content there, or consequences thereof.