TERMS OF USE

ABS-CBN allows you access to the iWantv.com.ph website (the “Website”). The Website is comprised of various web pages operated by ABS-CBN. The Website is offered to you conditioned on your agreement to the terms and conditions of this Terms of Use. Your use of the Website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and any rules of conduct as ABS-CBN may implement.

MODIFICATION OF THE TERMS OF USE

ABS-CBN may amend this Terms of Use at anytime in its sole discretion. Any amendments or modifications to this Terms of Use shall be posted in the Website. It is your duty and responsibility to keep yourself informed of such amendments. Further, your use of the Website after the effective date of any such amendments constitute your agreement to comply and be bound by such amendments, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Website, if any.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

Other than the web pages operated by ABS-CBN which are linked to the Website, the Website may contain links to other websites (collectively, the "Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of ABS-CBN and ABS-CBN is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. ABS-CBN is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. ABS-CBN is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by ABS-CBN of the site or any association with its operators.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

You acknowledge that : (i) by using the Website, you will have access to, among others, software, graphics, news, publications, articles, photographs, sound effects, music, videos and text (collectively, the “Content”); (ii) the Content may be provided under license by independent content providers, including content contributions from members of said independent content providers (all such independent content providers shall collectively be referred as the “Content Providers”); and (iii) that ABS-CBN and the Content Providers have rights in their respective Content under copyright and other applicable laws, and that you accept full responsibility and liability for your use of any Content in violation of any such rights. You agree that you will not use any Content other than in connection with the use of the Website and for its intended purpose only. You agree that ABS-CBN has the right, but not the obligation, to remove any Content at any time for any reason including those it deems to be harmful, offensive, or otherwise in violation of this Terms of Use. You acknowledge that you do not have the right to copy, create, publish, distribute, create derivative works from or use any Content except as expressly permitted under this Terms of Use or by the ABS-CBN. As a condition of your use of the Website, you warrant to ABS-CBN that you will not use the Website, or any of its components, for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Website. You may not sell or auction any accounts, characters, items or copyrighted material in or from the Website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Websites.

USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES

The Website may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:
* Upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit Content that infringes any third party rights, law, regulation or this Agreement;
* Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, any employee, officer or representative of ABS-CBN, its parent company, affiliates and subsidiaries, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
* Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
* Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
* Upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
* Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.
* Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
* Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
* Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
* Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
* Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
* Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
* Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
* Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
ABS-CBN has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, ABS-CBN reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. ABS-CBN reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

PRIVACY

Any information you provided to Website is used by ABS-CBN, its parent company, affiliates and subsidiaries worldwide for the purposes provided in the General Terms and Conditions of the Mechanics provided in the Website and in connection with the operation of the Website. Except as otherwise expressly permitted by this Terms of Use or the Privacy Statement, or as otherwise authorized by you, ABS-CBN, its parent company, affiliates and subsidiaries worldwide will not give any of the personal information to any third party. However, ABS-CBN, its parent company, affiliates and subsidiaries worldwide do not guarantee the security of any of your private transmissions against unauthorized or unlawful interception or access by third parties. Furthermore, ABS-CBN, its parent company, its affiliates and subsidiaries worldwide can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to private entities, law enforcement agencies or government officials, as ABS-CBN, , its parent company, affiliates and subsidiaries worldwide, in their discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to investigate or resolve possible problems or inquiries, or as otherwise required by law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in the discretion of ABS-CBN, parent company, its affiliates and subsidiaries worldwide. ABS-CBN, its parent company, affiliates and subsidiaries worldwide do not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, ABS-CBN, its parent company, affiliates and subsidiaries worldwide specifically disclaim any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized ABS-CBN spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of ABS-CBN, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, their respective directors, officers and employees. Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

PARENTAL GUIDANCE

While ABS-CBN may choose to monitor and take action upon inappropriate Content, chat or links to the Website, it is possible that at any time there may be language or other material accessible on or through the Website that may be inappropriate for children or offensive to some users of any age, nationality or culture. ABS-CBN cannot ensure that other users will not provide Content or access to Content that parents or guardians may find inappropriate or that any user may find objectionable. ABS-CBN does not as a matter of policy pre-screen the content of the materials or communications transmitted by each user. It shall be your responsibility to screen and access Content that are appropriate to your age level and further warrants that you have secured the necessary consent and advice from your parents and/or guardian to avail or use the Website.

INTERRUPTION OF SERVICE

ABS-CBN reserves the right to interrupt use and access to the Website from time to time, with or without prior notice, in order to perform maintenance. You acknowledge that the access to the Website may be interrupted for reasons beyond the control of ABS-CBN, and ABS-CBN cannot guarantee that you will be able to access the Website whenever you may wish to do so. ABS-CBN shall not be liable for any interruption and/or access delay or failure to the Website resulting from any causes beyond its reasonable control or for any disruptions arising from or attributable to your actions.

MATERIALS PROVIDED TO OR POSTED AT THE WEBSITE

ABS-CBN does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to the Website (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to Website or its associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting ABS-CBN, its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission, and to publish your name in connection with your Submission. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. ABS-CBN is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in ABS-CBN's sole discretion. By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY AND LIABILITY

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. ABS-CBN AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION. ABS-CBN PROVIDES THE WEBSITE, AND ALL ITS COMPONENTS, ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, and HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WRITTEN OR ORAL, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTIBILITY 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. IN NO EVENT SHALL ABS-CBN, ITS PARENT COMPANY, AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARIES WORLDWIDE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS OR ANY OF ITS SHAREHOLDERS, PARTNERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR SUPPLIERS, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, 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, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, CONTENT AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE ABS-CBN.com/refer WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ABS-CBN OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS 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.

INDEMNIFICATION

At ABS-CBN’s request, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless ABS-CBN, its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, shareholders, partners, directors, officers, employees, agents or suppliers, its licensees, distributors and Content Providers, from all damages, liabilities, claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees and costs, arising from your breach or violation of any of the conditions of this Terms of Use.

SERVICE CONTACT

[email protected]

TERMINATION/ACCESS RESTRICTION

ABS-CBN may terminate your access to the Website immediately and without notice under the following circumstances:
a. if you breach or violate any of the conditions, obligations or provisions in this Terms of Use and/or Privacy Statement;
b. if you infringe any third party intellectual property rights or exposes the Website, ABS-CBN, its parent company, subsidiaries and affiliates, and their officers, employees and representatives from any possible damages, liabilities, claim or action for infringement of intellectual property rights;
c. if ABS-CBN is unable to verify or authenticate any information you have provided;,
d. upon any act whatsoever you made which is, in ABS-CBN’s sole discretion, inappropriate and/or in violation of the spirit of fairplay, good faith and equity; or
e. under any other circumstances under law or equity.
The rights of ABS-CBN to terminate your access to the ABS-CBN.com Web Site shall be in addition to any other rights or remedies it may have at law or in equity.

GENERAL

To the maximum extent permitted by law, this Terms of Use is governed by the laws of the Philippines. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in the Philippines, without applying any conflicts of law principle which would require application of the law of any other jurisdiction, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Website. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and ABS-CBN, or its parent, subsidiary or affiliate as a result of this agreement or use of the Website. ABS-CBN's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of ABS-CBN’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Website or information provided to or gathered by ABS-CBN with respect to such use. If any part of this Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this Terms of Use constitutes the entire agreement between you and ABS-CBN with respect to the Website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and ABS-CBN with respect to the Website. A printed version of this Terms of Use and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES

All contents of the Website are © 2011 ABS-CBN Corporation and SKY. All Rights Reserved.

TRADEMARKS

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. The example companies, organizations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

PRIVACY POLICY

ABS-CBN Corporation is committed to protecting your privacy and developing a technology that gives you a powerful but secured and safe online experience. This Privacy Statement (the “Privacy Statement”) applies to the ABS-CBN.com/refer website (the “Website”) and governs data collection and usage. By using the Website, you consent to the data practices described in this Privacy Statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

ABS-CBN collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. ABS-CBN also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by ABS-CBN such as your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by ABS-CBN for the operation of the Website and for delivery of the service, to maintain and improve quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Website. The Website may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"). ABS-CBN has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service. You agree to be responsible for any personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data that you disclose through the Communication Services which may be collected and used by any third party. ABS-CBN encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from the Website so that you can understand how these websites collect, use and share your information. ABS-CBN is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Website and other websites operated by ABS-CBN.

Use of your Personal Information

The personal information gathered by ABS-CBN about you is used to operate the Website and deliver the services you have requested. With your consent, ABS-CBN shall disclose, share, store, and transfer your personal information to its subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide (the “Subsidiaries and Affiliates”). ABS-CBN, its Subsidiaries and Affiliates may also use your personally identifiable information to:
i. Market, promote, and advertise its products, services and activities;
ii. Customize its advertising and marketing activities, and improve their services;
iii. Fulfill your requests for products and services;
iv. Conduct research, perform statistical analyses of user behavior in order to measure relative customer interest on various products and services, or in general, to gather information relevant to ABS-CBN’s and its related companies’ products and services;
v. Promote and manage its customer relations, and promote, manage and implement its customer loyalty program;
vi. To pass on information to the relevant government agency or institution as may be required; and,
vii. Contact you or communicate with you through any of the contact numbers or modes which you provided or may provide for any of the foregoing purposes, directly or through their representatives, trusted business partners or its service providers.
ABS-CBN does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists and personal information gathered to third parties. ABS-CBN may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, ABS-CBN may share data with its Subsidiaries and Affiliates and trusted partners worldwide that help ABS-CBN in delivering the services to you, or to help ABS-CBN in performing statistical analysis, sending you email or postal mail, providing customer support or arrangement for deliveries. All such Subsidiaries and Affiliates or partners are prohibited from using your personal information except for the purposes specified herein, and are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information, unless you have entered into an agreement with such Subsidiary, Affiliate, or partner that would allow them to use and disclose your personally identifiable information, or have given your permission therefor. ABS-CBN does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent. ABS-CBN keeps track of your surfing and browsing of the Website and its linked sites, essentially logging information about the sections and web pages that you visit and the actions you undertake. ABS-CBN monitors these connections in order to determine what ABS-CBN services are most popular and use this data to deliver customized content and advertising within the Website to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. Generally, ABS-CBN monitors your browsing behavior to give you – the customer - the most efficient service that ABS-CBN can provide. The foregoing notwithstanding, ABS-CBN, its Subsidiaries and Affiliates can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to private entities, law enforcement agencies or government officials, as ABS-CBN, the Subsidiaries and Affiliates, in their discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to investigate or resolve possible problems or inquiries, or as otherwise required by law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to protect the security of other users of the Website, or the public.

Opt-Out Mechanism

If at any time you wish to receive information on the manner relating to the processing of the information provided, to stop receiving communications from ABS-CBN and its related companies, or to revoke or modify the permission granted herein to ABS-CBN and its related companies, you may email: [email protected] Until we receive notice from you revoking or modifying the permission granted herein, you agree to allow us to use your Personal Information in accordance herewith.

Use of Cookies

The Website uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time by informing the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the Website pages, or register with the Website linked sites or services, a cookie helps the Website to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Website features that you customized. You can accept or decline cookies by modifying your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Website or the linked sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

ABS-CBN secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. ABS-CBN secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

ABS-CBN may amend this Privacy Statement at anytime in its sole discretion. Any amendments or modifications to this Privacy Statement shall be posted in the Website. It is your duty and responsibility to keep yourself informed of such amendments. Further, your use of the Website after the effective date of any such amendments constitute your agreement to comply and be bound by such amendments.

Contact Information

ABS-CBN welcomes your comments, questions and suggestions regarding this Privacy Statement. If you have questions or suggestions. or if you have any changes or errors related to your personal information. You may contact us at: [email protected] We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly reply to your comments and/or questions.