Terms and Conditions
The Shock Media website has been made available to you subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth below (the "Conditions of Use"). Please read this document carefully before accessing or using the Shock Media website. By accessing or using this website, you are agreeing to be bound by the Conditions of Use. If you do not wish to be bound by the Conditions of Use, you may not access or use the website. Modification of these Conditions of Use
Shock Media reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of such changes. You are therefore responsible for regularly reviewing these Conditions of Use and additional terms or notices posted on the Shock Media website. Your continued access of this website shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified agreement.
Copyright and Licenses
The entire contents of this website, including but not limited to: Text, graphics, logos, button icons, Flash movies, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, are the property of Shock Media Studios, its suppliers or it's clients and are protected by Australian and International copyright and trademark laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute any portion of the website contents without the prior express written consent of Shock Media. You may print or download portions of the materials from various areas of this website solely for your own non-commercial use provided that you agree not to change or delete any copyright or proprietary notices from the materials. If you believe any content appearing on our website constitutes a copyright infringement of another parties rights, please contact us immediately to notify us of the infringement.
License and Website Access
Shock Media grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this website and not to download (other than for page caching purposes) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with the express written consent of Shock Media. This website or any portion of this website may not be reproduced, duplicated, adapted, copied, sold, resold, transmitted or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of Shock Media. You may not frame, or use any framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, flash movie, page layout, or form) of Shock Media without the express written consent of Shock Media. You may not use META tags or any other "hidden text" which utilise Shock Media or any other derivative of our domain or Shock Media name without the express written consent of Shock Media. It is further understood and agreed that Shock Media cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files made available for downloading through the Shock Media website will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifests contaminating or destructive properties. It is your responsibility for implementing sufficient safeguards and procedures to ensure that any files obtained through Shock Media are free from such contaminations. Shock Media will not be held liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages. Shock Media assumes no liability or responsibility for any typographical or other errors or omissions in the content of this site.
Third Party Links
Linked websites are not under the control of Shock Media and Shock Media is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Shock Media provides links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply or constitute an endorsement by Shock Media of the site.
By visiting the Shock Media website, you agree to the laws of Australia, without regard to principals of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Shock Media.
Any dispute relating in any way to your visit or access of the Shock Media website or to the products or services you purchase through the Shock Media website shall be submitted to binding arbitration in Australia, except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Shock Media' intellectual property rights, Shock Media may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in Australia.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Shock Media, its officers, directors, owners, partners, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information provider to the website from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including legal fees, resulting from any violation of these Conditions of Use (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or your use and access of the Shock Media website.
Given the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules including, without limitation, rules about the Internet, data, e-mail, privacy, copyright, and trademark infringement. Additionally, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from Australian States or the country in which you reside.
Shock Media failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Conditions of Use shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of these Conditions of Use. Shock Media may assign its rights and duties under these Conditions of Use to any party at any time without notice to you. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any remaining condition. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Every computer connected to the Internet is provided with a domain name and an IP Address. When a visitor requests a page from within the Shock Media website, our Web Servers automatically identify and log the HTTP request that is made to our Web Server. This information reveals nothing personal about you. In fact, the only information that we automatically gather and log is as follows: The IP Address of the Site that may have Referred you; Your IP Address; The Web Page that you may have linked to us from, if any; The Product Identifier for Version and Make of Browser (e.g. Internet Explorer 6); The Operating System platform that you may be running (e.g. Macintosh or Windows); Search Words or Terms that are passed from a Search Engine (e.g. Google, Yahoo). Shock Media has found it advantageous to examine visitor traffic in its aggregate, so that we can ensure maximum compatibility for the various Browsers and Operating Systems that visit our site. By analysing visitation patterns, referring URLs and Search Engine terms, we can strategically enhance our exposure on the Internet.
Cookies are small pieces of data that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser from our Web Server. A cookie cannot read data from your hard disk or read cookie files that may have been created from other sites. The Shock Media website employs cookies as a means of providing personalisation features to our visitors.
What other information does Shock Media request?
We may also request your e-mail address or mailing address for the purposes of conducting a survey, adding you to our mailing list, or by your request to have someone contact you for additional information. Whenever we request the identity of a visitor, we will clearly indicate the purpose of the inquiry before the information is requested. We maintain a strict "No Spam" policy that means we do not intend to sell, rent, or otherwise give your e-mail address to a third-party, without your consent. In addition, Shock Media will not send you e-mail that you have not agreed to receive. If you are a member of our Mailing List, you will be contacted with announcements, news, portfolio additions, and new products or services. You have the option of "Unsubscribing" from our Mailing List at any time, thereby disabling any further such e-mail communication from being sent to you. If you wish to have specific communications with a member of the Shock Media staff, you will be required to provide specific information that will be routed to the appropriate contact within Shock Media.