Terms & Conditions

Introduction

Welcome to hostyourtalent.com. HostYourTalent® is a public access talent host broadcasting web site and community for talented individuals of all ages (singers, musicians, dancers, photographers, models etc.) to host and promote and share their talent with the world. It also enables music producers, talent agencies and scouts to promote their company and artists as well as search for fresh new talent/ artists, advertise auditions and promote their services.

HostYourTalent provides a hosting service for person to person talent hosting and sharing, marketing, promotions and communication on a professional level between the person(s) and agencies.

Your use of our services is governed by the following terms and conditions, ("User Agreement"). Before you can become a registered user of HostYourTalent, you must read and accept all of the terms and conditions of this User Agreement and each of the "Additional terms" referred to in this User Agreement. We strongly recommend that you should read through all the terms carefully. The User Agreement constitutes a legally binding agreement between you and HostYourTalent.com.

If you are a parent or guardian and you and you provide your consent to your childs registration with the site, you agree that to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Statement of Rights and Responsibilities

Your access to and use of this site and its services is subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. The site is only for your personal use. You may not use the site for commercial purposes or in any way that is unlawful, or harms us or any other person or entity.

By accessing and using this site, you accept the following terms and conditions, without limitation or qualification and you agree that you will not access or use the information on this site in violation of such laws.

These terms and conditions apply to the services available from the domain of www.hostyourtalent.com and from all other hostyourtalent branded websites. By using and accessing HostYourTalent.com, you agree to abide by international copyright law protecting all images, graphical and written content on the site. It is the responsibility of the user to abide by this agreement and site guidelines.

1. Privacy Your privacy is very important to us. We designed our Privacy Policy to set out the guidelines on privacy on the internet and how we collect and use your information. We encourage you to read our privacy policy to understand how your information will be used, why specific information may be required and how your information will be protected.

2. Sharing Your Content and Information

You own all of the content and information you enter and share on HostYourTalent and you can control how it is shared through your account settings. This includes all videos, photos and talent profile information.

When you become a registered member of the site and create your talent profile, your content and information is shared with everyone.

We always appreciate your feedback or other suggestions about HostYourTalent which we will continuously use to improve the content of our site, however, when information is needed, we will let you know at the time of collection, how we will use the personal information.

For content that is covered by intellectual property rights (IP), like photos and videos, you will be required to specifically give us the following permission, subject to your privacy, for this to be used by others. You will require permission from others as they are not allowed to use this content freely without your consent.

3. Protecting Other Peoples Information and Rights

We are committed to protecting and respecting peoples privacy and rights and would expect you to do the same. You will requirepermission from the owner or user before downloading their photos or music. If you collect content and information from users without their consent, and a complaint is made against you, provide with evidence we will disable your account.

HostYourTalent users provide their real names and information, and we need your help to keep it their information safe. We ask that you not disclose or user their personal information and content for your own commercial user without the owners consent.

4. Registration and Account Maintenance

HostYourTalent users are required to sign up with the site to receive full access of the sites services. However the user is free to browse the site to search for talent or find out information about our services and who we are. HostYourTalent users provide their real names, content and information, and we have some commitments you make to us relating to registering and maintaining the security of your account:

1. You will not register on HostYourTalent with a false email address or use another persons email address.

2. You will not provide any false personal information on HostYourTalent, or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.

3. You will not create a talent profile for a user under the age of 11 without their parents consent or approval.

4. You will not exploit any sexual videos or content that may be deemed as unlawful, disrespect, fake, fraudulent, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, vulgar, hateful, racially, ethnically or inappropriate to others.

5. You will not share your password details with other or let anyone else access your account.

6. You will keep your contact and account information up to date should HostYourTalent, your visitors and agencies need to contact you.

7. If we temporarily suspend, block or disable your account, you will not create another one without our permission.

8. You will not post any comments of a users talent profile which the user may find offensive.

9. If you select a talent profile name for your account that we believe is not appropriate (i.e. a trademark owner complains about a profile name that does not closely relate to a users actual name) then we may reserve the right to remove or reclaim the name.

10. You must not use your talent profile for your own commercial gain (such as creating a talent profile to host other peoples talent unless you are a registered agency or own your own business).

5. Payment and Services

HostYourTalent is very sensitive about secure payment over the internet.Therefore all payment processing for the purchase of one or more of our services is processed via PayPal.com.You will receive a payment confirmation email to your registered email address from PayPal once your payment has been processed successfully.

As your payment will be processed via PayPal, the following conditions apply:

1. Your full name may be shared with PayPal or merchant.

2. Your email address may be shared with PayPal or merchant for use only in connection with your purchase.

3. You will be bound by the additional terms provided by PayPal or merchant.

For information regarding payment cancellations please read our Cancellations section of our Terms and Conditions.

HostYourTalent offers web site design services to help further promote your talent. You agree that HostYourTalent will take 40% of full payment prior to that start the web site development and full payment must be paid upon completion of web site.

For our Featured Talent services, you understand that your profile picture and name/ video will be featured within the Featured Talent section on the homepage for 30 days. After 30 days you feature talent will be removed.

The price payable for the service(s) you purchase is set out on our website at the time you place your order, plus any additional charges made via PayPal or the merchant. Our prices are subject to VAT which may be charged at time of final payment. Normal VAT charges are applied if you choose to pay via credit/ debit card. Please see our Service page for more information regarding price and services we offer.

Except for web site/webpage services, we must receive full payment of the service(s) you purchase on our web site, and any applicable or additional charges made via PayPal or the merchant before your purchase can be accepted unless we have agreed otherwise in advance in writing.

6. Advertising and Promotions HostYourTalentprovides the facility for advertisersto place ads. Our goal is to deliver ads which are valuable to the advertiser(s) and to you, offering you the chance to promote your talent, product or services.In order to do that you agree to the following:

1. We do not give your content and information to advertisers, agencies or any 3rd party/ external parties without your consent.

2. Ads are displayed on the web site for no longer than 30 days.

3. You understand that all payment for the ad is final and no refunds are applicable.

4. You can use your account settings (privacy settings) to limit how your name and profile picture may be associated with the commercial or sponsored ad. This includes banner and non-banner related ads.

5. You do not place and ad using the identity or another persons details without their consent.

HostYourTalent is acting as your host for talent promotions. Our goal is to offer you an open platform (via creating your talent profile) to share your talent with the world where you can get recognized. This can open doors for you to achieve your dreams and or your career aspirations. Your audience varies from children and adults to talent agencies and professional services. We would ask that you maintain your talent profile and keep your personal content and information up to date. It is your responsibility to manage your profile. If you feel that your information is or has been misused, misrepresented or exploited in a way which you feel is unacceptable, please email us at support@hostyourtalent.com. We are very strict about protecting your content and information. Please see our Protecting Other Peoples Information and Rightssection for more details.

7. Cancellations

HostYourTalent.com and PayPal .com provide clear instructions on how to cancel yourpurchase for one of our services. All payments are final and non-refundable unless in exceptional circumstances. Please note that purchases of our services i.e. feature talent can ONLY be cancelled by the user directly at their own PayPal account, sinceHostYourTalent does not have access to the users PayPal account and therefore is not able to cancel the users purchase at paypal.com.

If you have any questions or queries regarding cancellations, please email our support team at support@hostyourtalent.com

8. Refund Policy We aim to display clear pricing information for all of our services on this web site. As we are based in the United Kingdom, all financial transactions are governed by UK law and its consumer protection statutes.

When you sign-up on HostYourTalent.com, you will get immediate free access to website and services, therefore we have a no-refund policy. But, where you can make a purchase for one or more of our services, we do not give refunds unless we receive an email (within 2 hours of purchase) detailing the refund reason. After a thorough read of your refund enquiry, if we feel that you are entitled to a refund then a refund will be agreed between HostYourTalent and PayPal or Merchantotherwise in all other circumstance, we do not give refunds.

9. Children Under the age of 11 In accordance with the Childrens Online Privacy Protection Rule you as the parent or guardian of a minor under the age of 11 have read and agree to the terms of use and take full responsibility for the minor and their use of HostYourTalent.com based on our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Statement. It is you, the parent or guardian to manage the account including the publishing of content and information and account settings.

10. Violation of Terms and Conditions Violation of these Terms and Conditions will cause your account with HostYourTalent to be terminated or temporarily suspended.We will notify you by email or the next time you attempt to access your account. HostYourTalent.com has guidelines regarding uploading of appropriate images andvideos and the broadcasting of email addresses, content, and links.

Please Note: By signing up for any of our services you agree to be bound by all hostyourtalent.com terms and conditions.