Terms of Service



These terms of service (the "Terms of Service" or "TOS") apply to and govern your use of the "Sony Pictures Repertory" Web site located at www.sonypicturesRepertory.com (the "Site") and the Services thereon (as defined below). The Site is owned and operated by Sony Pictures Releasing Corporation and/or one of its subsidiary companies within the United States of America (collectively, "SPR"). Your use of the Site and/or any Service signifies your agreement to be bound by these Terms of Service and the SPR business-to-business Privacy Policy (the "Privacy Policy"), which is hereby incorporated by reference.

For purposes of the TOS, the following defined terms shall have these meanings: (A) "Service(s)" shall mean any and all services on, or provided by, the Site, whether or not such services are also provided or delivered by other means or media such as via email, or through software or wireless devices; (B) "Site" shall mean this Web site; (C) "Site Content" shall mean any and all human readable patent audio and/or visual elements of this Site, created or owned by SPR, or third parties, including, without limitation, any text, graphics, images, illustrations, photographs, animations, video, audio or audiovisual works, designs, logos, information, and other content made available through the Site; (D) "Site Code" means any and all underlying elements of the Site, including without limitation, source code, script, object code, software, computer programs, and other sets of statements and instructions contained in the underlying Site; (E) "Materials" means all promotional materials (including clips, photographs, audio, video, graphics, text, and other information) provided by SPR in any medium now known or hereafter devised; (F) "License Agreement" means a written agreement between you and SPR wherein SPR grants to you a limited, nonexclusive, nontransferable right to exhibit certain motion picture and/or television properties (collectively, "motion pictures").

By using this Site or any Service provided hereon, you understand and agree that SPR hereby grants to you a limited, nonexclusive, nontransferable right to use certain Materials through the direct downloading of the Materials from the Site using a confidential password provided to you by SPR ("Password") subject to the following terms and conditions:

  1. You may only use such Materials as pertain to motion pictures for which you have acquired certain exhibition rights pursuant to a valid License Agreement between you and SPR and subject to all of the terms and conditions contained in said License Agreement.
  2. Your use of the Materials will be limited to approved promotional purposes only. You may use the Materials only during the license period specified in your License Agreement for the purposes granted therein by SPR and for no other purpose. You will not allow the Materials downloaded, accessed, or obtained by you to be used by any other party. Additionally, you will not edit or alter the Materials.
  3. You may access the Materials by logging onto the Site using the Password assigned to you. You will not allow use of the Password by any other person and you will use your best efforts to keep the Password confidential.
  4. Your right to download the Materials and the license granted to you to use the Materials will begin as of the date the Password is assigned to you and will continue until the earlier of (i) termination by SPR by the giving of notice no less than thirty (30) days prior to the date of such termination and (ii) the expiration of your license period pursuant to the License Agreement. However, SPR may immediately terminate your right to use the Materials if, in SPR's sole discretion, you breach any term of these TOS or the License Agreement.
  5. You will not use the Materials in any manner which is or may be defamatory, derogatory, unflattering or negative to SPR or any SPR entity, employee, representative, associate, affiliate, parent, subsidiary, or related corporation, or the motion pictures created, produced, distributed or promoted by or for Sony Pictures Releasing Corporation, Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., TriStar Pictures, Inc., Screen Gems, Inc., Sony Pictures Classics Inc., Revolution Studios, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Inc., Sony Pictures Television Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., or anyone appearing in such motion pictures.
  6. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in connection with your activities under these TOS, including without limitation the applicable regulations of the United States Department of Commerce and the United States Export Administration Act, as amended to assure that the Materials are not exported in violation of the laws of the United States. SPR makes no representation that the Materials, and their copyrights, trademarks, and licensing arrangements, are appropriate or available for use in locations other than the United States. Those who choose to access the Site from locations outside of the United States do so on their own initiative and at their own risk.
  7. SPR (and its parent, subsidiary, and/or affiliated entities) will continue to hold all rights in and to the Materials and the motion pictures to which the Materials relate. You will include appropriate trademark and copyright notices on all web sites and any other approved promotional materials created by you when the Materials are included in any such web site or promotional materials (i.e., "© 2008 Sony Pictures Releasing Corporation All rights reserved.").
  8. You will indemnify SPR, its agents, employees, representatives, associates, affiliates, parent and subsidiary corporations from any cost or damage arising out of any claim brought based upon your use of the Materials or a breach by you of any term of these TOS.
  9. The Site, Site Content, Site Code, and all copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names and all other intellectual property or property rights therein are proprietary to SPR (and its parent, subsidiary, and/or affiliated entities) and are owned by SPR and/or its licensors and content providers, and are protected by applicable domestic and international copyright laws.
  10. SPR grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right and license to access, use and privately display the Site and the Materials as described herein, by way of one (1) computer connected to the Site over the Internet, provided that you comply fully with these TOS. You may "cache" pages of the Site for the sole purpose of increasing the speed and efficiency at which you access the Site.
  11. With the exception of permitted promotional use of the Materials under the terms of a valid License Agreement, you shall not capture, reproduce, perform, transfer, sell, license, modify, manipulate, create derivative works from or based upon, republish, upload, edit, post, transmit, publicly display, frame, link, distribute, or exploit in whole or in part the Site, Site Content or Site Code or otherwise use the Site, Site Content or Site Code on any other web site, other networked computer environment, or in any medium now known or hereafter developed (each, an "Unauthorized Use"). Any Unauthorized Use constitutes an infringement of the copyrights and other proprietary rights of SPR and/or its licensors and content providers and constitutes a violation of these TOS. Any violation of copyright laws may be subject to severe civil and criminal penalties.
  12. You shall not interfere or attempt to interfere with the operation of the Site in any way through any means or device including, but not limited to, spamming, hacking, uploading computer viruses or time bombs, or any other means expressly prohibited by any provision of these TOS or by law.
  13. SPR reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of the Site, the Materials, the TOS, and/or the Privacy Policy, in whole or in part, at any time. Changes will be effective when posted. You agree to review the TOS and the Privacy Policy periodically to become aware of any changes. Your use of the Site after any changes to the TOS and/or the Privacy Policy are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes and will constitute your agreement to be bound thereby.
  14. In consideration for your use of the Services, you agree to (i) comply with these TOS, (ii) provide accurate, complete and true information about yourself as required on any registration form for Services (your "Registration Information"), and (iii) maintain and update, as applicable, your Registration