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CINESPOT TERMS OF SERVICE

UPDATED MAY 2021

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY, AS THEY OUTLINE THE LEGAL RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS IN USING THE CINESPOT PLATFORM.

YOU MAY ALSO BE SUBJECT TO LOCAL LAWS, PERMIT REQUIREMENTS, ETC. CINESPOT CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR A USER’S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH LOCAL LAWS AND REQUIREMENTS, AND BY USING THE CINESPOT PLATFORM, THE USER AGREES IT IS THEIR OWN RESPONSIBILITY TO COMPLY WITH LOCAL LAWS AND REQUIREMENTS.

USER TERMS

LISTERS, OWNERS, HOSTS, USERS, LOCATIONS, SPACES, LISTINGS MAY ALL BE USED TO REFER TO THE CINESPOT USERS WHO LIST A PROPERTY AND RENT IT OUT TO GUESTS ON THE PLATFORM.

RENTERS, GUESTS, USERS, BOOKINGS, BOOKERS MAY ALL BE USED TO REFER TO CINESPOT USERS WHO RENT SPACES ON THE PLATFORM.

TERMS OF SERVICE

BY USING CINESPOT AND VISITING CINESPOT.CO, YOU AGREE TO COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH HERE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS, YOU SHOULD CEASE USING THE SERVICE IMMEDIATELY.

CINESPOT IS AN ONLINE PEER-TO-PEER MARKETPLACE WHERE USERS CAN LIST AND RENT LOCATIONS FOR HOURLY RENTALS. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT CINESPOT IS NOT A PARTY TO ANY AGREEMENTS ENTERED INTO BETWEEN LISTERS AND RENTERS. THE BOOKINGS ARE BETWEEN THE LISTER AND RENTER ALONE AND CINESPOT HAS NO CONTROL OVER THE CONDUCT OF EITHER PARTY. USERS AGREE THAT CINESPOT IS FREE FROM LIABILITY IN REGARDS TO SITE USER BEHAVIOR ONLINE AND IN PERSON TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

IF YOU CREATE A LISTING ON CINESPOT, YOU AGREE THAT YOU REMAIN INDEPENDENT FROM CINESPOT IN ALL LEGAL REGARDS.

IF YOU ARE ACCEPTING THE TERMS ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER ENTITY, YOU WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO DO SO.

CHANGING OF THE TERMS OF SERVICE

CINESPOT RETAINS THE RIGHT TO MODIFY THESE TERMS WHEN DEEMED NECESSARY.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE

USERS MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER. BY USING CINESPOT.CO YOU WARRANT THAT YOU ARE OVER 18 YEARS OLD.

HOW IT WORKS

CINESPOT IS A MARKETPLACE FOR LISTERS AND RENTERS OF LOCATIONS TO DO BUSINESS. BOTH LISTERS AND RENTS AGREE THAT CINESPOT IS NOT A PROPERTY OWNER, OR MANAGER, AND MAINTAINS NO ROLE IN THE PROPERTIES LISTED ON CINESPOT.CO BEYOND BEING A DATABASE WHERE THEY ARE LISTED. CIENSPOT CANNOT GUARANTEE THE CONDITION OF ANY PROPERTY, CONTENT OF LISTINGS, AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LIABILITY RELATED TO ANY LISTINGS ON CINESPOT. LISTINGS ARE POSTED, BOOKED, AND MADE AT THE SITE USERS OWN RISK, AND BY USING CINESPOT, ALL USERS – LISTERS AND RENTERS – MUST ACKNOWLEDGE THIS, OR CEASE TO USE CINESPOT.CO.

ACCOUNTS

TO LIST LOCATIONS AND BOOK LOCATIONS ON CINESPOT, USERS MUST CREATE AN ACCOUNT. BY CREATING AN ACCOUNT THE USERS AGREE THEY ARE WHO THEY SAY THEY ARE, AND HAVE THE RIGHT TO LIST AND RENT LOCATIONS. FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY AND ACCOUNTS ARE PROHIBITED AND MAY INCUR PENALTIES.

LISTINGS

USERS MUST ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ALONE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY AND ALL LISTINGS AND CONTENT YOU POST. BY LISTING A LOCATION, YOU WARRANT THAT YOU WILL NOT BREAK ANY PRIOR AGREEMENTS, LAWS ARRANGEMENTS, LOCAL REQUIREMENTS, OR ANY OTHER POTENTIAL LEGAL MEASURE THAT MAY INTERFERE WITH YOUR RIGHT TO LIST A LOCATION. CINESPOT ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR LISTING’S COMPLIANCE WITH ADDITIONAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS, AND MAY REMOVE LISTINGS AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE, OR SHUT DOWN ACCOUNTS ENTIRELY AT OUR OWN DISCRETION. CINESPOT DOES NOT INSURE LOCATIONS, LISTINGS, PRODUCTIONS, EVENTS, OR ANY ENDEAVOR INITIATED THROUGH THE CINESPOT.CO WEBSITE.

ENDORSEMENT

CINESPOT DOES NOT ENDORSE LISTINGS BY ALLOWING THEM TO BE LISTED ON CINESPOT.CO AND ANY ATTEMPT TO CLAIM ENDORSEMENT IS HEREBY PROHIBITED. ANY LISTING CONTAINING A “VERIFIED” BADGE SIMPLY MEANS THEIR EMAIL MATCHES THE OFFICIAL EMAIL OF THE LOCATION. IT DOES NOT INDICATE ENDORSEMENT FROM CINESPOT OR COMPLETELY RULE OUT THE POSSIBILITY THAT THE ACCOUNT COULD BE COMMITTING FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES UNKNOWN TO CINESPOT.

FINANCIAL TERMS

BY REGISTERING ON CINESPOT, USERS AGREE TO USE STRIPE AND PAYPAL TO PROCESS TRANSACTIONS. PAYMENTS WILL BE CAPTURED BY STRIPE AND PAID OUT TO YOUR DESIGNATED ACCOUNT. USERS ARE REQUIRED TO USE CINESPOT TO PROCESS TRANSACTIONS INITIATED THROUGH CINESPOT. USER WHO USE OUTSIDE PAYMENT PROCESSING WILL HAVE THIER LISTINGS AND ACCOUNTS REMOVED. USERS ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT BY USING CINESPOT.CO, IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT, YOU SHOULD CEASE USING THE SERVICES IMMEDIATELY. CINESPOT COLLECTS A 15% FEE ON BOOKINGS PAID FOR THROUGH OUR PLATFORM, AND USERS CONSENT TO THIS ARRANGEMENT. CANCELLATIONS MUST BE AGREED UPON BY BOTH PARTIES, AND AN ALTERNATIVE ARRANGEMENT REACHED, OR THE CANCELLATION WILL BE DEEMED INVALID AND PENALTIES INCURRED. BOTH GUEST AND HOST ARE SUBJECT TO THE LOCATION AGREEMENT UPON TRANSFERRING PAYMENT, OR WHICH CINESPOT IS NOT A PARTY TO, AND THE LOCATION AGREEMENT SHALL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNLESS OTHERWISE AGREED UPON. YOU MAY ALWAYS CANCEL BOOKINGS BEFORE THEY ARE APPROVED BY A LOCATION OWNER/LISTER. ALL SITE USERS AGREE TO HOLD CINESPOT HARMLESS FOR UNAUTHORIZED FRAUDULENT FINANCIAL BEHAVIOR OF USERS, AS WE DO OUR BEST TO RESOLVE ALL ISSUES.

DAMAGES

RENTERS ARE REQUIRED TO LEAVE LOCATIONS IN THE CONDITION THEY FOUND IT IN. IF IT CAN BE CONFIRMED THAT A RENTER HAS DAMAGED PROPERTY, THEY ARE REQUIRED TO REPAY THE OWNER AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THE COST OF REPAIRING THE DAMAGE. BOTH OWNERS AND GUESTS MUST AGREE TO THIS IN ORDER TO USE THE CINESPOT PLATFORM. BOTH OWNERS AND GUESTS AGREE THAT CINESPOT CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE AND DOES NOT INSURE EVENTS OR PRODUCTIONS INITIATED ON THE CINESPOT PLATFORM. OWNERS AND GUESTS ARE RECOMMENDED TO HAVE EXTERNAL INSURANCE, OR REACH AGREEMENTS AMONGST THEMSELVES IN THE RESULT OF DAMAGES RESULTING FROM PRODUCTIONS OR EVENTS BOOKED THROUGH CINESPOT.

INSURANCE

CINESPOT DOES NOT INSURE PRODUCTIONS OR EVENTS AND CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OCCURRING WHERE A GUEST OR HOST HAS FAILED TO SECURE INSURANCE FOR A PRODUCTION OR EVENT. CINESPOT WILL HELP RESOLVE DISPUTES, BUT DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR LISTER OR RENTER’S FAILURE TO BE COVERED BY SUFFICIENT INSURANCE, AND MAKES NO GUARANTEES THAT A LISTER OR RENTER WILL BE REPAID IN THE EVENT OF DAMAGES.IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT INSURANCE BE DISCUSSED BETWEEN GUEST AND HOST PRIOR TO EVERY PRODUCTION AND EVENT.

CONDUCT

IN ORDER TO USE THE CINESPOT PLATFORM, YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE FOLLOWING CONDUCT POLICIES:

YOU MAY NOT USE CINESPOT TO SEND EMAILS UNRELATED TO BOOKINGS TO OTHER USERS OR PROPERTIES

YOU MAY NOT HARASS OR SEND UNWANTED MESSAGES TO USERS THROUGH THE CINESPOT PLATFORM

YOU MAY NOT LIST A BUSINESS YOU DO NOT OWN OR HAVE PERMISSION TO LIST

YOU MAY NOT REGISTER MORE THAN ONE CINESPOT ACCOUNT. IF YOU HAVE LOST ACCESS TO AN ACCOUNT, EMAIL US AT INFO@CINESPOT.CO

YOU MAY NOT LIST A PROPERTY THAT VIOLATES LOCAL LAWS OR REGUALTIONS BY BEING LISTED

YOU MAY NOT USE A BOOKED PROPERTY FOR ANYTHING OTHER THAN FILMING, PHOTOS, PRODUCTIONS, OR LIVE EVENTS, UNLESS AGREED UPON BY THE OWNER OR HOST. YOU MAY NOT USE THE PROPERTY IN A DIFFERENT WAY THAN WAS COMMUNICATED TO THE OWNER OR HOST DURING THE BOOKING PROCESS. VIOLATORS WILL BE BANNED AND PENALTIES MAY APPLY

YOU MAY NOT SOLICIT PROPERTIES TO LIST ON SIMILAR SITES TO CINESPOT

YOU MAY NOT SOLICIT PROPERITES FOR ANYTHING OUTSIDE THE BOUNDS OF RENTALS FOR PRODUCTIONS AND EVENTS

YOU MAY NOT USE BOTS OR AUTOMATED SCRIPTS TO “SCRAPE” DATE FROM CINESPOT. VIOLATORS WILL BE PENALIZED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.

IF PAYMENT IS CONDUCTED OUTSIDE OF CINESPOT, YOUR LISTING MAY BE REMOVED, AND WILL ALWAYS BE DEMOTED. WE ALLOW THIS IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES, OR IN RARE OCCASIONS.

YOU MAY NOT SEND PROFANITY OF ANY TYPE THROUGH MESSAGES ON CINESPOT

YOU MAY NOT BULLY, HARASS, OR INTIMIDATE OTHER USERS

YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR INFILTRATE ANY PART OF THE CINESPOT WEBSITE THAT YOU ARE NOT MEANT TO BE USING AS PART OF THE STANDARD USAGE. THIS WILL BE SEEN AS MALICIOUS AND YOU WILL BE PENALIZED.

YOU MAY NOT VIOLATE ANY LOCAL, STATE, OR FEDERAL LAWS WHILE USING CINESPOT. YOUU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR DETERMINING THAT YOUR USAGE IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE LAW.

YOU MAY NOT USE CINESPOT IN WAYS IT WAS CLEARLY NOT INTENDED TO BE USED. VIOLATORS WILL BE PENALIZED.

YOU MAY NOT COLLECT INFORMATION FROM CINESPOT BEYOND THE INFORMATION NEEDED TO BOOK A LOCATION OR LIST A LOCATION. YOU MAY NOT RECORD A DATABASE OF CINESPOT LISTINGS IN ANY SENSE.

YOU MAY NOT DEFAME THE CINESPOT BRAND, LOGO, NAME, OR BUSINESS

PRIVACY

BY USING CINESPOT, YOU AGREE TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

PAYOUTS TO OWNERS

PAYOUTS TO PROPERTY OWNERS OR MANAGERS ARE DONE THROUGH STRIPE. BY POSTING A LISTING YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS SET FORTH UNDER STRIPE’S SERVICES AND CONNECTED ACCOUNT AGREEMENTS. OWNERS UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT CINESPOT USES STRIPE TO PROCESS PAYOUTS, AND CINESPOT CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DATA BREACH OF STRIPE’S SERVERS AND DATABASES THAT MAY CONTAIN INFORMATION OF CINESPOT USERS. CINESPOT SAVES NO DATA RELATING TO USER ACCOUNTS, BANK ACCOUNTS, CREDIT CARD INFO, DEBIT CARD INFO, OR ANY OTHER FINANCIAL INFORMATION. THIS INFORMATION IS VERIFIED AND IMMEDIATELY REMOVED FROM ALL CINESPOT SERVERS.

LISTING CONTENT

BY LISTING WITH CINESPOT, YOU UNDERSTAND THAT INFORMATION MAY BE REMOVED FROM YOUR LISTING IF ITS INTENT IS TO STEER TRAFFIC, PAYMENT, OR COMMUNICATION TO AN OUTSIDE SOURCE. THIS INCLUDES PHONE NUMBERS, ADDRESSES, EMAIL ADDRESSES, FULL NAMES, BUSINESS NAMES, AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION THAT MAKES IT POSSIBLE FOR SOMEONE SEARCHING TO FIND YOUR BUSINESS OUTSIDE OF THE CINESPOT PLATFORM. THIS INFORMATION MAY BE REMOVED FROM YOUR LISTING WITHOUT NOTICE, OR YOUR LISTING MAY BE REMOVED ENTIRELY. CINESPOT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODERATE ALL CONTENT POSTED TO ITS PLATFORM INCLUDING DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOS, LINKS, MESSAGES, NAMES, AND ALL OTHER INFORMATION ADDED TO A LISTING.

COMMUNICATION

BY USING CINESPOT, YOU AGREE TO KEEP ALL COMMUNICATION BETWEEN GUEST AND HOST WITHIN CINESPOT. USERS FOUND TO BE DIRECTING COMMUNICATION OUTSIDE OF CINESPOT MESSAGES WILL HAVE THEIR LISTINGS AND ACCOUNTS REMOVED. YOU MAY NOT SEND EMAILS, PHONE NUMBERS, WEBSITES, URLS, OR ANY MEANS OF COMMUNICATION TO OTHER MEMBERS THROUGH CINESPOT MESSAGES. YOU AGREE TO REVIECE EMAIL AND TEXT COMMUNICATION INCLUDING ACCOUNT UPDATES. MARKETING MATERIALS AND MORE. YOU CAN OPT OUT AT ANY TIME BY DELETING YOUR ACCOUNT OR REPLYING STOP OR UNSUBSCRIBE TO OUR COMMUNICATION.

ACCOUNT CREATION

BY USING CINESPOT, AND SUBMITTING THE GOLD LOCATION REQUEST FORM, YOU AGREE TO CREATE A CINESPOT ACCOUNT, WHERE YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR LIST OF REQUESTED LOCATIONS. YOU MAY DELETE THIS ACCOUNT AT ANY TIME. YOU ALSO AGREE TO ABIDE BY ALL ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS LAID OUT BY THESE TERMS OF SERVICE AND OUR PRIVACY POLICY. YOU AGREE TO RECEIVE COMMUNICATION FROM CINESPOT BY SUBMITTING THE GOLD REQUEST FORM AND CREATING AN ACCOUNT.

YOU MAY CEASE USING CINESPOT TO TERMINATE YOUR OBILGATIONS TO THESE TERMS.

DISCLAIMER

YOU AGREE TO USE CINESPOT AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND “AS IS”

YOU TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILY FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY, INTERACTIONS, AND OTHER USE OF TEH WEBSITE. YOU ABSOLVE CINESPOT OF ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, OR TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER LAW, REGARDING YOUR USE OF THE CINESPOT PLATFORM.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

BY USING CINESPOT, YOU ASSUME FULL AND COMPLETE LIABILITY FOR YOU ACTIONS, COMMUNICATIONS, AGREEMENTS, AND OTEHR USAGE OF TEH WEBSITE. YOU AGREE THAT CINESPOT CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE CINESPOT WEBSITE

INDEMNIFICATION

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE, AND HOLD CINESPOT AND ITS AFFILIATES HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIMS, DAMAGES, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, EXPENSES, INJURIES, CANCELLATIONS, OR FINANCIAL SITUATIONS IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH CINESPOT, ITS OFFICERS, AND THE USE OF THE CINESPOT PLATFORM.

DISPUTES

BY USING THE CINESPOT PLATFORM, YOU AGREE TO SOLVE ALL DISPUTES THROUGH ARBITRATION, AND WAIVE YOUR RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY, TO FILE A LAWSUIT, OR ANY LEGAL ACTION AGAINST CINESPOT CONNECTED TO YOUR USAGE OF THE CINESPOT PLATFORM

PERMITS AND LOCAL LAWS

RENTERS AND LISTERS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH LOCAL LAWS AND PERMITS REGARDING THEIR DESIRED ACTIVITIES PRIOR TO ANY PRODUCTION OR EVENT. CINESPOT CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR THE BREACH OF ANY LOCAL PERMITS AND LAWS, AND BY USING THE CINESPOT PLATFORM, BOTH RENTERS AND LISTERS AGREE.