Video Submission Terms

Yes, we want to see your hysterical parody videos, funny commercials, and comedy video submissions! But just so we’re on the same page, read this first.

The Comedy Minute Video Submission Agreement

  1. You understand and hereby agree that by clicking THE CHECK BOX ON THE VIDEO SUBMISSION FORM, you are providing your electronic signature and executing a legally binding contract between yourself and The Comedy Minute, and that its terms are as stated herein.
  2. You understand, without any reservations or qualifications, the following terms as defined here and used in this Agreement:
    1. “Agreement” refers to this contract, The Comedy Minute Content Submission Agreement, and its terms and conditions set forth herein.
    2. “The Comedy Minute ” refers to The Comedy Minute , a sole proprietorship, party to this Agreement, and includes all products, software and services utilized and offered via The Comedy Minute ‘s website and other mediums, including but not limited to advertising and promotion in which Content is displayed, broadcast, transmitted, published or otherwise used.
    3. “Submit”, “Submitting”, “Submission” or “Submitted File” refers to your providing to The Comedy Minute your electronic file for review and possible display, broadcast, transmission, publication or use in any manner on The Comedy Minute’s website and other mediums.
    4. “Content” refers generally to the digital media content, including but not limited to, display graphics, video, text, photos, scripts, audio, music, audiovisual features, interactive features, contact information and other materials displayed on The Comedy Minute ‘s website, as well as the digital media content contained in your electronic file which you are Submitting to The Comedy Minute .
    5. “Content Provider” refers to you, the individual and party to this Agreement who is Submitting their electronic file or Content to The Comedy Minute  for review and possible use, as set forth herein.
    6. “The Comedy Minute Player” or “Player” refers to the embedded video playing device or feature on The Comedy Minute’s website through which users view or otherwise access Content.
  3. You understand and hereby represent to The Comedy Minute  that you, personally, without any reservations or qualifications whatsoever, are:
    1. The owner of the Submitted file and all Content contained in the Submitted file which you are providing to The Comedy Minute ; and
    2. Authorized to Submit this file to The Comedy Minute for purposes of publication, broadcasting, display, advertising, or any other use or medium which The Comedy Minute, at its sole discretion, deems appropriate.
  4. You understand and hereby represent to The Comedy Minute, without any reservations or qualifications whatsoever, that the Content you are Submitting is not subject to any copyright, trademark or any other type of ownership claim or ownership interest by anyone other than yourself, and that you hereby waive any and all claims against The Comedy Minute concerning copyright, trademark or ownership claims or any other violations concerning the Submitted file.
  5. You understand and hereby agree, without any reservations or qualifications whatsoever, that you have personally reviewed your file prior to Submission to The Comedy Minute, and hereby truthfully attest with full confidence that your Submitted file does not include any Content or information that is illegal, inaccurate, incomplete, outdated, DEFAMATORY OR INSULTING TO ANYONE, or not otherwise in conformance with the law and common sense ethical standards.
  6. You understand and hereby agree, without any reservations or qualifications whatsoever, that the Content you are Submitting may be reviewed by The Comedy Minute  for possible display or use on The Comedy Minute ‘s website or other medium, and that:
    1. NO GUARANTEE, WARRANTY OR ASSURANCE, oral or written, has been provided to you by The Comedy Minute to suggest or state that your Submitted file will be reviewed for possible display or use on The Comedy Minute’s website or other medium.
    2. NO GUARANTEE, WARRANTY OR ASSURANCE, oral or written, has been provided to you by The Comedy Minute to suggest or state that your Submitted content will be approved for possible display or use on The Comedy Minute ‘s website or other medium.
    3. THE COMEDY MINUTE  HAS SOLE DISCRETION regarding any and all decisions to review and display your Submitted content on The Comedy Minute ‘s website or other medium, and that you have no right to have your content reviewed or displayed or used on The Comedy Minute ‘s website or other medium.
  7. You understand and hereby agree, without any reservations or qualifications whatsoever, that if your Submitted File is approved by The Comedy Minute  for use on its website or other medium, you shall abide by the following in accessing your Content:
    1. Your attempts to access the Content of your Submitted File shall be solely restricted to using The Comedy Minute ‘s website, The Comedy Minute  Player and its video playback pages and features, such as “The Spotlight”, as made available to the public by The Comedy Minute , and not through any other technology or means of access.
    2. You shall not attempt to alter or modify any part of your Submitted file or Content displayed on The Comedy Minute ‘s website, make any attempts to hack or enter The Comedy Minute ‘s website to access your Submitted file or Content, or direct or conspire with any other third-party to do the same.
    3. You shall not attempt to alter, circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with any security-related features of The Comedy Minute’s website, or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of our website or the Content therein.
  8. You understand and hereby agree, without any reservations or qualifications whatsoever, that while advertising or promotion of Content approved for display on The Comedy Minute ‘s website is encouraged, if your Submitted File is approved by The Comedy Minute  for display and use by The Comedy Minute , you shall abide by the following:
    1. You will not make any claims of partnership with The Comedy Minute  or any affiliate, advertiser or partner of The Comedy Minute ; any claims of sponsorship of your Content by The Comedy Minute  or any affiliate, advertiser or partner of The Comedy Minute ; or any other affiliation with The Comedy Minute  not expressly authorized by The Comedy Minute  via prior written approval, including but not limited to promises or the sale of Content display or advertising space on The Comedy Minute ‘s website to third-parties.
    2. You will not use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, “robots,” “spiders,” or “offline readers,” that may access The Comedy Minute ‘s website, Player or features in a manner that sends more request messages to The Comedy Minute ‘s servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser.
    3. You will not collect or harvest any personally identifiable information from The Comedy Minute’s website, Player or features, including but not limited to other The Comedy Minute website users’ names or membership information, nor shall you use the communications systems provided on our website (e.g., user or member comments, email information) for any personal purposes, commercial purposes, solicitation purposes, harassment, or illegal activity.
  9. You agree and hereby represent to The Comedy Minute , without any reservations or qualifications whatsoever, that should ANY conflict or dispute arise in conjunction with a third-party claim of ownership, a claim of defamation, or any other claim of wrongdoing alleged by a third-party concerning any content you Submit to The Comedy Minute , you will cooperate with The Comedy Minute ‘s efforts to resolve the conflict, including but not limited to fully indemnifying The Comedy Minute  for all costs and expenses associated with defending such a claim, including but not limited to all legal fees incurred and anticipated by The Comedy Minute  to resolve any and all such disputes.
  10. You understand and hereby agree, without any reservations or qualifications whatsoever, that should ANY conflict or dispute arise in conjunction with a third-party claim of ownership regarding any content you Submit to The Comedy Minute, The Comedy Minute  reserves the right and sole discretion to remove the Submitted content in part or in whole.
  11. You agree and hereby authorize The Comedy Minute, without any reservations or qualifications whatsoever, to display, broadcast, transmit, use or otherwise publish your Submitted content, or any part thereof, on The Comedy Minute’s website, its print or televised advertising, promotional events, or any other medium The Comedy Minute deems appropriate for use, including use on any websites, advertising or promotional events of any affiliate, advertiser or partner of The Comedy Minute.
  12. You understand and hereby represent to The Comedy Minute , without any reservations or qualifications whatsoever, that all information you have provided to The Comedy Minute  about yourself and the Content in your Submitted File, including but not limited to your contact information and any and all representations made therein, is truthful and accurate.
  13. You understand and hereby agree, without any reservations or qualifications whatsoever, that YOU SHALL INDEMNIFY THE COMEDY MINUTE  FOR COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ANY AND ALL CLAIMS THAT MAY ARISE IN ANY ADMINISTRATIVE, CIVIL OR CRIMINAL ACTIONS, INCLUSIVE OF PAYING FOR ALL LEGAL FEES AND FINES INCURRED BY OR LEVIED AGAINST THE COMEDY MINUTE  IN ASSOCIATION WITH ANY INFORMATION THAT APPEARS IN YOUR SUBMITTED FILE, REGARDLESS OF ITS TRUTH OR JUSTIFICATION. TO BE CLEAR: YOU, AND NOT THE COMEDY MINUTE , ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INFORMATION AND CONTENT CONTAINED IN YOUR SUBMITTED FILE, AND YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS WITHOUT ANY RESERVATIONS WHATSOEVER.
  14. You agree and hereby authorize The Comedy Minute  to utilize the Content or information provided in your Submitted File in any way it sees fit, at its sole discretion. This includes, but is not limited to your name and contact information, and any other Content or information contained in your Submitted File, including but not limited to, logos, graphic images, features, goods, services, sales, events and all other information provided in the Submitted file or relating to its Content.
  15. You understand and hereby agree, that there are no time or use restrictions imposed on The Comedy Minute  in association with the use of your Submitted file or Content, and that:
    1. Your Submission constitutes permission to The Comedy Minute  to review and publish, display or otherwise use your Submitted file or its Content at any time in the future in any The Comedy Minute  medium, including but not limited to its website and advertising, and that said permission is without any limitations, restrictions or reservations whatsoever.
    2. The Comedy Minute  is not obligated to maintain any information you Submit, inclusive of the Submitted File or its Content, for any period of time, irrespective of whether The Comedy Minute  posted said information or file on its website or any other medium at any time in the past.
    3. Should the information contained in your Submitted File include outdated contact information, services no longer offered, or any information or Content that is not (or no longer) accurate or which may be misleading to the public, you shall promptly notify The Comedy Minute by Submitting a Request for Removal email via our contact form so that your Submitted File may be updated or removed the from display or use on our website or other medium.
  16. You understand and hereby agree, without any reservations or qualifications whatsoever, that any dispute between you and The Comedy Minute arising from this Agreement or in connection with the use of the Submitted File or Content shall be subject to binding arbitration in Los Angeles, California and conducted in accordance with the rules for commercial arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. Each party hereto voluntarily waives and gives up his right to trial by court or jury, or any other remedy except binding arbitration, to resolve any dispute arising from or in connection with their relationship. Each party further agrees without reservation or qualification that the non-prevailing party in any adjudication shall bear the prevailing parties’ legal fees and costs of litigation.

IF YOU HAVE ANY RESERVATIONS ABOUT ANY PART OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT PROCEED, AND DO NOT CLICK THE ‘SUBMIT’ BUTTON ON THE VIDEO SUBMISSION FORM.