Terms of Use

ABS-CBN International (“ABS-CBN”) allows you access to its website at www.lifestylenetwork.tv website (the “Website”), subject to the terms and conditions contained herein and in such other terms and conditions as may be applicable. The Website is comprised of various web pages including, but not limited to, interactive features, audio-visual, audio, video and/or content streams of television shows, movies, music and other entertainment content, or clips or excerpts thereof, owned by or licensed to ABS-CBN International and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“the ABS-CBN Group” or the “Subsidiaries and Affiliates”).
 
These Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms”) constitute legally binding terms and govern your use of www.lifestylenetwork.tv and the associated services which are operated by ABS-CBN on the Website. Any reference to “we,” “us,” or “our” in the Terms refer to ABS-CBN. Any reference to “you” or “user” refer to the person using the Website.
 
WE MAY UPDATE THE TERMS FROM TIME TO TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE AND YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE WEBSITE CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS, AND ANY AMENDMENT OR UPDATES THERETO. Unless otherwise specified, any new feature(s) of the Website shall be subject to the current Terms.  Current versions, including recent updates, will be available for review on the Website. 
 
 
PRIVACY POLICY AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
 
Your privacy is important to us.  By agreeing to and accepting the Terms hereof, you acknowledge that certain personal information may be collected, transferred, stored, recorded, shared and used exclusively by ABS-CBN, the ABS-CBN Group, and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates.  
 
Certain areas of the Website may require registration or may otherwise ask you to provide personal information such as your name, email address, city, state, and country in order to participate in certain features or have access to certain Components (as defined below) of the Website. The decision to provide your information is purely optional, however, if you chose not to provide such information, you may not be able to access certain Components or participate in certain features of the Website. When you provide information, you agree to provide only the true, accurate, current and complete information and acknowledge that it is your responsibility to keep information current.
 
In addition to any personal information or other information you choose to submit to us, we may use a variety of technologies that automatically (or passively) store or collect certain information from your computer hardware and browser, including your IP address, cookie information, software and hardware attributes, whenever you visit or interact with the Website.
 
We will not rent, sell, provide or share your personal information with other people or non-affiliated or non-related companies, except to trusted business partners and service providers. We will limit access to your personal information to employees, agents, and representatives who need to access your personal information in order to accomplish their functions. Furthermore, these employees, agents and representatives are obliged to keep your personal information confidential. We will not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
 
Your full and proper registration authorizes ABS-CBN, the ABS-CBN Group, and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates the express right to use your disclosed personal information as detailed herein.  We may use your personal information for the following purposes: a) to provide your request for ABS-CBN’s products, services and/or activities, and/or information related thereto; b) to market, promote and advertise the products, services, events, initiatives and activities of ABS-CBN, the ABS-CBN Group and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates; c) to customize ABS-CBN’s, the ABS-CBN Group’s and its Subsidiaries’ and Affiliates’ advertising, promotional and marketing activities; d) to fulfill your requests for products and services; e) to conduct research, survey and perform statistical analyses of user behavior in order to measure relative consumer interest on various products, services and activities of ABS-CBN, the ABS-CBN Group and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates; f) to inform advertisers or sponsors how many have responded to an advertisement or promotion; g) to promote and manage ABS-CBN’s, the ABS-CBN Group’s and its Subsidiaries’ and Affiliates’ customer loyalty and/or customer retention program/s; h) to pass on information to the relevant government agency or institution for fraud information; i) to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violation of the Terms, or as otherwise required by law; j) to transfer information if ABS-CBN is acquired by another company; k) to transfer, move, copy, record store and use your personal information outside the country where you access the Website; l) to be used as a basis for displaying targeted advertisements in the Website; m) to respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal processes, or to establish or exercise ABS-CBN’s rights or defend legal claims against ABS-CBN; and n) to contact you and communicate with you for any of the foregoing purposes.
 
You agree that we may share and transfer your personal information with and to ABS-CBN, the ABS-CBN Group and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates and that ABS-CBN, the ABS-CBN Group and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates may use your personal information for the foregoing purposes without further notice. You also agree to indemnify and hold ABS-CBN, the ABS-CBN Group and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates, their officers, agents, directors, stockholders and employees free and harmless from and against and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including attorney’s fees, that directly or indirectly arise from or are otherwise directly or indirectly related to the permitted use of your personal information as detailed hereinabove.
 
You also authorize our third-party service provider(s) to collect personal information that may be used to contact, identify or locate you. You also authorize our service provider(s) to collect non-personal information that may include your IP address, browser type, your computer’s operating system, what pages you view, what links you click, the amount of time you spend on certain pages and certain demographic information such as age and gender.
 
If you have questions or if you prefer that we refrain from or limit the use of your personal information, please advise us by sending an email through clicking on the Email or envelope icon beside the customer service number on the Home page. We shall continue using your personal information for the foregoing purposes until and unless we receive your advice requesting us to refrain from or limit the use of your personal information.
 
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS. California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits customers of the Company who are California residents to request certain information regarding its disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.  To make such a request, please send an e-mail to [email protected]
 
MARKS AND LOGOS
 
You acknowledge that ABS-CBN, the ABS-CBN Group and/or its Subsidiaries and Affiliates owns and/or has the exclusive right to use the Lifestyle Network mark, the TFC logo, the ABS-CBN logo and other marks and logos related to the Website and the programs, channels and content therein (collectively the “ABS-CBN marks”). You agree not to use or display any ABS-CBN mark(s) in any manner, and/or not to assert any right or claim thereto or ownership thereof.
 
 
WEBSITE AND CONTENT
 
The Website (including past, present and future versions) and all components that are included in or are otherwise part of the Website, including without limitation to, graphics, layout, text, content, newsletter, instructions, images, audio, videos, clips, designs, advertising copy, trademarks, logos, domain names, trade names, service marks and trade identities; any and all copyrighted and copyrightable materials; the “look and feel” of the Website; the compilation, assembly and arrangement of the components of the Website and all other components related to the Website (collectively, the “Components”) are owned or controlled by or licensed to ABS-CBN, the ABS-CBN Group or its Subsidiaries and Affiliates and are protected from unauthorized use, copying and dissemination by copyright, trademark, service mark, patent, publicity and other proprietary rights and all applicable local, federal and international laws. You acknowledge and agree that you will not, directly or indirectly, contest, challenge, aid or abet in contesting or challenging the validity or ownership of the Website and Components or take any action whatsoever in derogation of ABS-CBN’s or its licensors’  rights therein, or in breach of, any terms and conditions contained in this Terms. You acknowledge and agree that you will not acquire or claim any rights in the Components, or aid or abet anyone else in doing so.
 
You may only access and view the Website and Components personally and for non-commercial purpose (“Right to Use”).  Your Right to Use does not grant, convey or otherwise transfer any license, sublicense or ownership of any such Components.  You agree not to sell/resell, digitally stream, broadcast or disseminate, modify, rent, lease, distribute or create derivative works based on the Website or any programs or content thereof, or retain any copy/duplicate of any Components, in whole or in part, absent the prior express written authorization of ABS-CBN. 
 
ABS-CBN respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement or are aware of any infringing material placed by any third party on the Website, please notify our designated representative, in writing, either by email at [email protected] or by regular mail at ABS-CBN International, 150 Shoreline Drive, Redwood City, CA 95065 USA, Attn: Legal Department, DMCA Complaints, and provide the designated representative with the following information consistent with the form required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. Section 512(c)(3):
 
(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work(s) claimed to have been infringed.
(iii) Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party, such as address, telephone number, and electronic mail address.
(v) A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
(vi) A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
 
 
USER CONTRIBUTIONS, REVIEWS AND COMMENTS
 
You may publish, transmit, submit, tag or post (collectively, "Post") photographs, videos, reviews and comments that are directly relevant to the Lifestyle Network or to the linked websites. Posts will be deemed user contributed materials and shall be subject to the policies regarding User Posted Material detailed hereof.
 
You agree not to Post, or otherwise make available any of the following: a.) harsh, profane indecent, offensive or discriminatory language; b.) illegal, obscene, defamatory or objectionable materials; c.) personal information, URLs, phone numbers, contact information, home, office, mailing or e-mail addresses; d.) personal attacks on another person or entity; e.) unauthorized advertising or promotional materials or any form of solicitation; f.) software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or computer hardware or telecommunication equipment.  Violation of the foregoing will result in the immediate blocking, suspension or termination of your access to the Website.  Additionally, in the event of any injuries or damages resulting from such violation to either ABS-CBN, the ABS-CBN Group, or the Subsidiaries and Affiliates or other users of the Website, you may be exposed to all applicable civil and/or criminal penalties. 
 
You further agree not to collect, share or store personal data about other users. You also agree not to claim the identity of or misrepresent another person.
 
You understand and agree that ABS-CBN will store the materials or communication subject of your Posts on its servers.  Such materials will be subject to the Privacy Policy detailed hereinabove or as posted on the Website. 
 
 
USER POSTED MATERIAL
 
You understand and agree that all information, data files, written text, Post(s) or other images (collectively “Material”), which are made available by users of the Website, past and present, on or through the Website are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Material came.
 
ABS-CBN does not endorse any Material posted by the users and such Material does not reflect the opinion or policies of ABS-CBN and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates, nor of their employees, directors, shareholders, officers, agents, or representatives. You agree to waive any legal or equitable right or remedy you may have against ABS-CBN and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates, their employees, directors, shareholders, officers, agents, or representatives with respect to any Material posted by a user on the Website.
 
By Posting a Material on the Website, you represent and warrant that you own the Material posted or that you have obtained permission from the rightful owner of the Material to Post, use or display it on the Website. You also represent and warrant that the Posting of the Material does not violate the right of any party or entity, including but not limited to invasion of privacy or infringement of intellectual property rights. You agree to indemnify and hold ABS-CBN, its Subsidiaries and Affiliates, their employees, directors, shareholders, officers, agents, or representatives, free and harmless from and against any claim, suit, liability or damages which may arise out of or in connection with any Material  which you Post on the Website.  You also grant ABS-CBN and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, unrestricted, unconditional and non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish and distribute the Material, in whole or in part, you Post or make the same available on the Website or any platforms or channels or ABS-CBN, its Subsidiaries and Affiliates.
 
We reserve the right, but shall have no obligation, to pre-screen, monitor, review, edit, modify, flag, refuse or remove any Material you Post or make available in the Website upon our reasonable belief that such Material is offensive, indecent, objectionable, infringes the right of a person or entity, or for any reason whatsoever at any time.
 
In using the Website, you may be exposed to Material made available by other subscribers or users that you may find offensive, indecent or objectionable. In such case, please advise us of such Material by by sending an email through clicking on the Email or envelope icon beside the customer service number on the Home page.  However, you hereby expressly acknowledge and accept that certain Material may be posted or contained on the Website that may be in opposition to your personal beliefs, opinions or taste, but shall nonetheless be lawfully permitted.
 
 
ADVERTISEMENTS
 
The Website may show advertisements and communications from ABS-CBN, and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates. Unless otherwise specified, no advertisement, communication or information shall be deemed as a binding offer from ABS-CBN, or its Subsidiary or Affiliate.  Furthermore, ABS-CBN makes no warranty, representation(s) or endorsement of any goods or services offered thereof.  Instead, the advertisement, communication or information may be considered as an invitation for you to purchase products of ABS-CBN and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates or to engage or avail of their services.
 
The Website may also show advertisements and communications from advertisers other than ABS-CBN (“Other Advertisers”). You agree that your correspondence, transactions or dealings with the Other Advertisers are solely between you and the Other Advertisers (including, but not limited to, issues related to the content of third-party advertisements, payments, delivery of goods, warranties, privacy and data security). You agree and acknowledge that ABS-CBN shall not be liable for, and that you shall hold ABS-CBN and its Subsidiaries free and harmless from, any loss, claim, suit, proceedings or damage in connection with your correspondence or dealings with the Other Advertisers.
 
 
INTERNET SITES AND SOCIAL MEDIA SITES LINKS
 
You have the option to share the content from the Website to your personal Facebook, or Twitter accounts (collectively, the “Social Media Accounts”) for your personal and non-commercial use. Once you are logged in to your Social Media Accounts, you can post a comment on the Article section of the Website. To protect your safety, please use your best judgment when submitting information to the Website. When using the Website, please do not post material that:

  • contains vulgar, profane, abusive or hateful language, epithets or slurs, text or illustrations in poor taste, inflammatory attacks of a personal, racial or religious nature, or expressions of bigotry, racism, discrimination or hate.
  • is defamatory, threatening, disparaging, grossly inflammatory, false, misleading, deceptive, fraudulent, inaccurate, unfair, contains gross exaggeration or unsubstantiated claims, violates the privacy rights of any third party, is unreasonably harmful or offensive to any individual or community, contains any actionable statement, or tends to mislead or reflect unfairly on any other person, business or entity.
  • violates any right of ABS-CBN, its subsidiaries, affiliates or any third party.
  • discriminates on the grounds of race, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation or disability, or refers to such matters in any manner prohibited by law.
  • violates any municipal, state or federal law, rule, regulation or ordinance, or attempts to encourage such an evasion or violation.
  • unfairly interferes with any third party's uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Website.
  • advertises, promotes or offers to trade any goods or services, except in areas specifically designated for such purpose.
  • uploads copyrighted or other proprietary material of any kind on the Website without the express permission of the owner of that material.
  • uses or attempts to use another's account, password, service or system except as expressly permitted by these Terms of Service.
  • includes images, photos, articles or other content that constitutes, promotes or encourages illegal acts, violation of any right of any individual or entity, violation of any local, state, national or international law, rule, guideline or regulation, or otherwise creates liability.
  • uploads or transmits viruses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files.
  • disrupts, interferes with, or otherwise harms or violates the security of the Website, or any services, system resources, accounts, passwords, servers or networks connected to or accessible through the Website or affiliated or linked sites.
  • "inflames" any individual or entity (e.g., sends repeated messages related to another user and/or makes derogatory or offensive comments about another individual), or repeats prior posting of the same message under multiple threads or subjects.
  • is unrelated to the specific interactive area or the interactive area's topic.
  • disguises the origin of the post.
  • collects or stores other users' personal data.

A violation of these posting rules may be referred to law enforcement authorities. ABS-CBN reserves the right to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request.
 
We encourage you to review the terms of use and privacy policies of these Social Media Accounts so that you can understand how they are operated and how they collect, use and share your information. We are not responsible for the information used, collected or shared by the Social Media Accounts. You further agree and acknowledge that ABS-CBN shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused
 
The Website may also provide links to these social media sites and other internet sites (the “Linked Websites”). You agree and acknowledge that ABS-CBN may have no control over the content, operations, policies, terms or other elements of the Linked Websites. You agree and acknowledge that ABS-CBN shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused by your use of any content, goods or services available in the Linked Websites. No warranty, implied or express, is offered by ABS-CBN or its affiliates as to any goods or services provided by its advertisers.
 
PROMOTIONS
 
From time to time, ABS-CBN may conduct promotions on or through the Website, including without limitation to, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions (“Promotions”). Each Promotion may have additional terms and/or rules of participation (“Promotion Rules”), which will be posted or otherwise made available to you. The Promotion Rules for each Promotion in which you participate will be deemed incorporated into and form a part of these Terms for the Promotion(s). It is your responsibility to read the Promotion Rules to determine whether or not your participation, registration or entry will be valid or restricted, and to determine your participation requirements.
 
DISCLAIMER
 
ABS-CBN provides the Website, and all its Components, on an "as is" basis, and hereby expressly disclaims all representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, written or oral, express, implied or statutory, including without limitation any implied warranty of title, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.  Without limiting the foregoing, ABS-CBN does not ensure continuous, error-free, secure or virus-free operation of the Website.

To the maximum extent allowed by applicable laws, ABS-CBN,  its shareholders, partners, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents or suppliers, shall not be liable to you or any third party for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation to, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Website, with the delay or inability to use the Website or related services, for any information, software, products, services, content and related graphics obtained through the Website, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if ABS-CBN has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some states/jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Website, or with any of these terms of use, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Website.
 
 
INDEMNITY
 
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold ABS-CBN, its Subsidiaries and Affiliates and their directors, officers, agents, or other partners, and employees, free and harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, losses, costs and expenses, including attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of or are otherwise directly or indirectly related to your use of the Website, or activities in connection to the Website, your use of the facilities of the Website, your violation or breach of the Terms, your violation of the rights of any person or entity, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules, regulations, codes, statutes, ordinances or orders of any governmental and quasi-governmental authorities in connection with your use of the Website.

MISCELLANEOUS
 
The laws of the State of California, U.S.A shall govern these Terms and our relationship as service provider and user without regard to conflict of law provisions.
 
Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect.
 
You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
 
The section titles in the Terms are for convenience and have no legal or contractual effect.
 
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