Terms of Use

Effective Date:  These Terms of Use were last updated on October 15, 2015

SessionMaker(“we” or “us”) thanks you (“you” or “User”) for using the web site at www.sessionmaker.com and its directly associated domains (the “Sites”) and other services and content (e.g. widgets, feeds and applications) owned or operated by us and any client software associated with the foregoing (collectively, the “Services”).These Terms of Use set forth the standards for accessing the Sites and using the Services.  By accessing or using any of the Sites and/or the Services you signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and the accompanying Privacy Policy which is hereby incorporated herein. We reserve the right, in our discretion, to change, modify and delete provisions of our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy at any time. If we do so, we will post the changes on this page or email you a notice, in each case indicating the effective date. Your continued use of the Sites or the Services after such notice constitutes your acceptance of the modified Terms of Use or Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to abide by these or any future Terms of Use, you are not permitted to use or access the Sites or the Services.Our Services are intended solely for users who are thirteen (13) years of age or older. Any registration by, use of or access to the Sites or the Services by anyone under 13 is unauthorized, unlicensed, and in violation of these Terms of Use.

1. Rules of Conduct

You agree that you may only use the Sites and the Services for your own personal and non-commercial purposes. You also agree that you will not do or permit to be done through your account or log-in any of the following:

  • violate  or infringe the copyrights, rights of privacy or publicity, or any other rights  of any person;
  • post  or submit libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene, harassing or otherwise  actionable or objectionable material;
  • post  or transmit unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional material or  any junk mail, spam or chain letters;
  • use  automated scripts, spiders, bots or similar means to harvest or collect User information  or other information from the Sites or the Services; however, you may capture  contact data and other information where the Sites or the Services expressly  permits, encourages or requires it;
  • use  the Sites or the Services in a manner that could damage, disable or overburden  the Sites or the Services or violate the law;
  • provide  inaccurate or misleading information when registering as a User;
  • impersonate  or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity; or
  • upload  or transmit software viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other computer code or  files designed to disable, destroy or interfere with any software or equipment.

You agree that SessionMaker may refuse your registration or terminate your access and account for violating any Rules of Conduct or Terms of Use, for any behavior that is inconsistent with SessionMaker’s image or values, or for any other reason.

2. User Content

You are solely responsible for the performances and source information, including recordings or annotations that you create, including those you elect to make available for viewing by other users of the Sites or the Services, as well as all recordings, images and other content that you publish or display on or by using the Sites or the Services or that you transmit to other users of the Sites or the Services (collectively, the “User Content”). You understand and agree that SessionMaker may review, edit and remove any User Content that in its sole judgment violates these Terms of Use or creates other problems; but you also acknowledge that SessionMaker has no obligation to do so and makes no promise that it will. 

Although you retain ownership of your User Content, by posting any User Content on the Sites or with the Services and electing to make it viewable by users of the Sites and the Services and others, you automatically grant SessionMaker and its affiliates a non-exclusive, transferable, royalty free, fully-paid license throughout the universe, and in any manner and media now known or hereafter developed, to prepare, review, copy, reproduce, convert, host, distribute, transmit, stream, publicly perform, display, modify, adapt, excerpt (in whole or in part), publish, promote, advertise, market, create derivative works from, and otherwise use all or any portion of the User Content, and to grant and authorize sub licenses of the foregoing, in connection with the Site and Services and the functionality thereof; provided, however, we will not sell or otherwise commercially distribute for a fee User Content except in connection with your express use of a Service or program offered by us that provides such functionality. You also hereby grant each user of the Site and the Services a non-exclusive licenst to access your User Content through the Services, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Content as permitted through the functionality of the Services and under these Terms of Use.  Except as may be specifically provided in connection with any particular Services, we have no obligation to pay you or anyone else any amounts, including record or publishing royalties, performance fees, license fees, or union, guild, or collective bargaining fees, for the distribution, public performance, or other uses of your User Content as authorized in these Terms and Conditions.

If your User Content incorporates any music, writings, images or other content from any other third party, you represent that you have express permission to do so or that you have another sound basis for doing so. If you do not you are not permitted to post such content on the Sites or with the Services. You will be responsible for, and indemnify SessionMaker and its affiliates and any other users of the Sites or the Services from, any damages, losses or third party claims caused by a violation of these Terms of Use or from any problems arising from your User Content; you will also reimburse SessionMaker for any reasonable attorneys’ fees or costs we incur in dealing with these issues. 

3. Disclaimer of Warranties.

SessionMaker is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate content – including User Content– posted on the Sites or with the Services regardless of the cause or source, or for the conduct, online or offline, of any User or other user of the Sites or the Services. SessionMaker shall have no liability for any interruptions in the use of the Sites or the Services. Without limiting the above, SessionMaker assumes no responsibility for:

  • any  error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay, communications failure,  theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, User postings  or communications;
  • problems  with internet connections, telephone lines, computer systems, third party  providers, or any technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or  any website; or
  • injury or damage to Users’ or other persons’ computers or networks resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with the Sites or the Services.

You are responsible for verifying the accuracy all information and content received from the Sites or through the Services. SessionMaker does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, completeness, or quality of any information or content available from or through the Sites or the Services.

Under no circumstances will SessionMaker be responsible for any loss or damage incurred or resulting from anyone’s use, including your use, of the Sites, the Services, any content posted on the Sites or with the Services or communicated to you or other users of the Sites or the Services, or any interactions between users of the Sites or the Services, online or offline. THE SITES, THE SERVICES AND USER CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS” AND SESSIONMAKER DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some states limit or prohibit the disclaimers of warranties in certain cases, so this disclaimer may not apply to you in full.

4. Limitation of Liability


5. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold SessionMaker and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, partners and employees harmless from any damage, liability, claim, or expense (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or in connection with your use of the Sites and/or the Services, your violation of these Terms of Use, your User Content, or your violation of the rights of a third party or any law.

6. Your Account

All users of the Sites and the Services shall receive a password and an account. You are entirely responsible for any and all activities which occur under your account whether authorized or not authorized. You agree to notify SessionMaker of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security known or which should be known to you. Your right to use the Service is personal to you. You agree not to resell or make any commercial use of the Services without the express written consent of SessionMaker.

7. Modifications and Interruption to Service

SessionMaker reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Sites and the Services with or without notice to you. SessionMaker shall not be liable to you or any third party should SessionMaker exercise its right to modify or discontinue the Sites or the Services. You acknowledge and accept that SessionMaker does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the Sites or the Services and operation of the Sites and the Services may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control.

8. Governing Law and Venue

If there is any dispute about or involving the Sites or the Services, you agree that the dispute will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as they apply to residents situated within the state. You also agree to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the state and federal courts of Boston, Massachusetts, and waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction or that the forum is not convenient, except that SessionMaker may bring suit against you in any court that has jurisdiction over your person or property. Any cause of action by you with respect to the Sites or the Services must be instituted within one (1) year after the cause of action arose or be forever waived and barred.

9. Compliance with Laws.

You assume all knowledge of applicable law related to your use of the Sites and the Services and are responsible for compliance with any such laws. You may not use the Sites or the Services in any way that violates applicable state, federal, or international laws, regulations or other government requirements. You further agree not to use the Sites or the Services to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation.

10. Copyright and Trademark Information

You acknowledge that SessionMaker and its licensors own all rights, title and interest in all content on the Sites (except User Content), including but not limited to the Sites’software, client applications, design, text, graphics and files, and their selection and arrangement (the “SessionMaker Content”), and you agree not to modify, copy, distribute, frame, republish, display, post, transmit, or sell the SessionMaker Content, except as may be expressly permitted by SessionMaker. You may download and print reasonable portions of the SessionMaker Content, including any User Content of other users of the Sites and Services, solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you leave intact all copyright notices and identifying information appearing on the original. You may not republish SessionMaker Content or other User’s User Content on any other website or business network or incorporate the information into any database or compilation. Any use of the SessionMaker Content not authorized by SessionMaker is prohibited.

All trademarks, logos, trade dress and service marks on the Sites are trademarks of SessionMaker or its licensors and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without written permission.

You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our Sites or the content contained therein without our prior written consent.

11. Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement

It is SessionMaker’s policy to respond promptly to claims of copyright infringement, and to remove, or disable access to, infringing material. If you believe that any of the SessionMaker Content, User Content or materials appearing on the Sites or in the Services contains infringing materials or infringing property, please send a notice to us by email at [support@sessionmaker.com].

Your notice should contain the following: a physical or electronic signature of a person (i.e., claimant) authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner; identification of the copyrighted work claimed to be infringed; identification of the content or material claimed to be infringing; a reference or link to the infringing material or activity, or the subject of the infringing activity, including information to enable us to locate that material or reference; the address, telephone number or email address of the claimant; a statement that the claimant 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; and a statement that the information in the notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that the claimant is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

12. Botnets

SessionMaker retains the right, at our sole discretion, to terminate any Users involved with botnets and related activities. If any host names are used as command and control points for botnets, SessionMaker reserves the right to direct the involved host names to a honeypot, loop back address, logging facility, or any other destination at our discretion.

13. Links and References

The Sites and the Services may contain links to websites operated by unrelated parties. These links are provided for your convenience and reference only. SessionMaker does not control these sites and is not responsible for their contents. Our inclusion of these links does not imply any association with these sites or any endorsement or approval of the services, merchandise, materials or contents available from or on these sites.

The Sites and the Services may also contain descriptions of or references to products, services, and firms. These references do not imply our endorsement of those products, services or entities. Under no circumstances shall any of our providers be liable for any loss or damage caused by a user’s reliance on or exposure to information obtained from or contained on the Sites or in the Services. Rather, you are responsible to evaluate the information, advice, and other content available through the Sites or the Services, and any products, services or firms referenced therein.

If you decide to leave the Sites or the Services and access these third-party sites, you do so at your own risk. In particular, you should review the terms of use and privacy policies of these sites, as they may differ from ours. Again, we do not control or review the usage terms or privacy practices of linked sites.

14. Other Terms

These Terms of Use, and the accompanying Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and SessionMaker regarding the use of the Sites and the Services and supersede any prior agreements between us on the same subject. SessionMaker’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason, the other provisions (and any partially-enforceable provision) shall not be affected thereby and shall remain valid and enforceable to the maximum possible extent. You agree that these Terms of Use and any other agreements referenced herein may be assigned by SessionMaker, in our sole discretion, to a third party in the event of a merger or acquisition.  You agree that by accepting these Terms of Use, you are consenting to the use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information and other practices described in our Privacy Policy.

15. Questions and Suggestions

If you have additional questions or suggestions regarding these Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy, you can contact us online at [support@sessionmaker.com].