Creator Terms & Conditions
These Slice Content Creator Terms of Service ("Terms") apply to your access to and use of Services (as defined in Section 1 below) provided by Sliceline LLP, a London company ("Company" or "we").
By accessing or using our Services, you agree to these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, including the mandatory arbitration provision and class action waiver in Section 13, do not access or use our Services.
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at [email protected]
You and Company agree as follows:
1. OVERVIEW AND SCOPE
The company has released a browser extension (the "APP") for advertising, contributions to Content Creators, and other attention-based services in connection with the browser. Content Creators who use the Slice Extension may activate the APP's feature ("Slice Creator Support Program") to enable the additional revenue stream and their community to use the Twitch donations feature.
These Terms govern the services (the "Services") that Company makes available to Content Creators who register for a Content Creator account with Company ("Slice Verified Content Creators"), including the ability to receive SLICES contributions and obtain related services through the APP.
In order to access and use our Services, you must
- (a) be at least 18 years of age and have the capacity to enter into a legally binding agreement,
- (b) comply with all the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms,
- (c) Verify your Slice account with Twitch authentication and become a verified Content Creator
You may not access or use our Services if
- (a) you have been suspended from using our Services,
- (b) under the applicable law of the jurisdiction(s) in which you reside or conduct business, you are prohibited from using the Services or do not have the requisite licenses or other governmental authorizations to use the Services,
- (c) you are located in a country that is subject to a UK government embargo or that has been designated by the UK government as a "terrorist supporting" country,
- (d) you are listed on any UK government list of prohibited or restricted parties, or
- (e) your use of the Services breaches any other agreement to which you are a party.
If you are accessing or using our Services on behalf of another person or entity: references to "you" in these Terms collectively refer to you and that person or entity, and you represent that you are authorized to accept these Terms on that person or entity's behalf and that the person or entity agrees to be responsible to us if you or the other person or entity violates these Terms.
If you are the parent or legal guardian of individual(s) between 16 and the legal age of majority in the jurisdiction where you reside, you may allow those individual(s) to use the Services solely under your direct supervision and only in accordance with these Terms, provided that you agree that you will remain liable for all activities of such individual(s), including their breach of these Terms, and references to "you" shall refer jointly to you and such individual(s).
3. CONTENT CREATOR ACCOUNT
To register for a Content Creator Account, you will need to access our Content Creator registration webpage and verify your Slice account through a Twitch Authentification.
You will be directed to the Content Creator Admin Dashboard:
- (a) designed to give you the control over your Content Creator URL, assets, and
- (b) for administering Content Creator Payouts, Revenue, Stats, etc.
Slice users can decide to donate earned Slices to verified Slice Content Creators. The full amount of the transaction is then credited to the Creator.
To enable donations as a Slice Content Creator you need to connect your Slice account to a third party like Streamlabs and follow the steps in your Creator dashboard.
5. COMPANY-CONTRIBUTED SLICES
1. Revenue split between Company and Creator
Slice pledges the full ad revenue gained on content creator pages to the respective content creators and the Slice users engaging with their content. When a Slice user encounters a Slice ad on the content creator’s page, the earnings are split 50/50 between the Slice user and the respective content creator.
Slice takes no cut or profit on revenue splits.
2. Restrictions on Use
Company will not contribute SLICES we own to any person or organization, who in our sole judgment:
- (a) engages in or advocates for violence, online or offline,
- (b) directly incites violence against individuals or groups, online or offline, or
- (c) directly threatens any person, place, organization, or group.
- (d) attempts to cheat or manipulate the reward system
- (e) actively engages in or promotes fraudulent behavior
You are responsible for determining what, if any, taxes apply to your use of the Services, and for withholding, collecting, reporting, and remitting the correct taxes, if any, to the appropriate tax authorities. Company is not responsible for withholding, collecting, reporting, or remitting any tax arising from your use of the Services. You agree to provide information reasonably requested by Company, including completed and signed tax forms, as applicable.
7. ACCOUNT INFORMATION
We will collect Account Information from you in connection with your registration for a Content Creator Account.
We may use your Account Information for verifying that you control your Content Creator URL, establishing your Content Creator Account, denoting in the Slice Extension that your URL belongs to a Slice Verified Content Creator, determining your compliance with these Terms, and facilitating Content Creator contributions.
Except where prohibited by law, excluding the foregoing uses, and unless you notify us at [email protected] that you wish to opt-out, your access to or use of the Services constitutes consent to our use of your name and Content Creator URL for our advertising, promotional, and other business purposes without further permission or compensation.
We may share your Account Information as follows:
- (a) in response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with or required by, any applicable law, regulation, or legal process;
- (b) if we believe your actions are inconsistent with these Terms or to protect the rights, property, and safety of Company or others;
- (c) in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company;
- (d) between and among Company and our current and future parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and other companies under common control and ownership; and
- (e) otherwise, with your consent or at your direction.
We may also share aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you.
You acknowledge that we may obtain some Account Information from third parties such as your Custodian, including your Content Creator address, and you authorize us to use such Account Information in accordance with these Terms. We are not responsible for the collection, use, or sharing of any information that you provide to third parties or that such third parties collect from you.
You must provide accurate Account Information and promptly update such Account Information if it changes. You may update or correct Account Information at any time by logging into your Content Creator Account. If you wish to delete or deactivate your Content Creator Account, you may do so, but note that we may retain certain information as permitted by law, regulation, or court order.
8. PROHIBITED CONDUCT
While using or accessing our Services, you will not:
- (a) violate any applicable law, contract, intellectual property, or other third-party right or commit a tort;
- (b) engage in, encourage or promote any activity that violates these Terms;
- (c) attempt to circumvent any content-limiting techniques we employ;
- (d) develop or use any non-Slice scripts or applications designed to scrape or extract data from the Services;
- (e) use the Services in any manner that could interfere with, disrupt, negatively affect or inhibit other users from utilizing the Services or that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the functioning of the Services in any manner;
- (f) use the Services for benchmarking purposes or for the purpose of developing a competitive product; or
- (g) manipulate, or attempt to manipulate, the Services in any way.
In the course of using or accessing the Services, you must not:
- (h) commit a criminal offense; violate any local, state, national, or international law; encourage others to do so, or provide instructions for doing so;
- (i) infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other similar exclusive or proprietary right protected by law; or
- (j) distribute malicious software or malformed data which is intended to or has the effect of disrupting the operation of other computer systems.
Enforcement of this Section 8 is solely at Company's discretion, and failure to enforce this section in some instances does not constitute a waiver of our right to enforce it in other instances. In addition, this Section 8 does not create any private right of action on the part of any third party or any reasonable expectation that the Services will not contain any content that is prohibited by such rules.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you will indemnify, defend and hold harmless Company and our respective past, present, and future employees, officers, directors, contractors, consultants, equity holders, suppliers, vendors, service providers, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, representatives, predecessors, successors and assigns (the "Company Parties") from and against all claims, demands, actions, damages, losses, costs and expenses (including attorneys' fees) that arise from or relate to:
- (a) your access or use of the Services, including your receipt of Content Creator contributions and participation in the Creator Program,
- (b) your responsibilities or obligations under these Terms,
- (c) your violation of these Terms, or
- (d) your violation of any rights of any other person or entity.
Company reserves the right to exercise sole control over the defense, at your expense, of any claim subject to indemnification under this Section 9. This indemnity is in addition to, and not in lieu of, any other indemnities set forth in a written agreement between you and Company.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law and except as otherwise specified in writing by us:
- (a) the Services are made available on an "as is" and "as available" basis without warranties of any kind;
- (b) we expressly disclaim all implied warranties as to the Services, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement;
- (c) we do not represent or warrant that the Services are reliable, current or error-free, meet your requirements, or that defects in the services will be corrected; and
- (d) we cannot and do not represent or warrant that the Services are free of malware or other harmful components.
11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
(a) To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law:
- (i) in no event will Company or any of the Company Parties be liable to you for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages of any kind (including, but not limited to, where related to loss of revenue, income or profits, loss of use or data, or damages for business interruption) regardless of the form of action, whether based in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, simple negligence, whether active, passive or imputed), or any other legal or equitable theory (even if the party has been advised of the possibility of such damages and regardless of whether such damages were foreseeable); and
- (ii) in no event will the aggregate liability of Company and the Company Parties (individually or jointly), whether in contract, warranty, tort (including negligence, whether active, passive, or imputed), or other theory, arising out of or relating to the Services or these Terms exceed the total amount of SLICES you have received as Content Creator contributions.
(b) The limitations set forth in Section 11(a) will not limit or exclude liability for the gross negligence, fraud, or intentional, willful, or reckless misconduct of Company.
(c) Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the limitations of this section may not apply to you.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you release Company and the other Company Parties from responsibility, liability, claims, demands, and/or damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown (including, but not limited to, claims of negligence), arising out of or related to disputes between you and other Slice Verified Content Creators, Slice Advertisers, Slice Donations Users, any Custodian or the acts or omissions of third parties. You expressly waive any rights you may have under California Civil Code § 1542 as well as any other statute or common law principles that would otherwise limit the coverage of this release to include only those claims which you may know or suspect to exist in your favor at the time of agreeing this release.
13. DISPUTE RESOLUTION; ARBITRATION
Please read the following section carefully because it contains additional provisions applicable only to individuals located, resident, or domiciled in the United States. If you are located, resident, or domiciled in the United States, this section requires you to arbitrate certain disputes and claims with Company and limits the manner in which you can seek relief from us.
1. Binding Arbitration
- (i) waive your and Company's respective rights to have any and all Disputes resolved in a court, and
- (ii) waive your and Company's respective rights to a jury trial. Instead, you and Company will arbitrate
Disputes through binding arbitration (which is the referral of a Dispute to one or more persons charged with reviewing the Dispute and making a final and binding determination to resolve it instead of having the Dispute decided by a judge or jury in court).
2. No Class Arbitrations, Class Actions or Representative Actions
Any Dispute is personal to you and Company and will be resolved solely through individual arbitration and will not be brought as a class arbitration, class action, or any other type of representative proceeding. There will be no class arbitration or arbitration in which an individual attempt to resolve a Dispute as a representative of another individual or group of individuals. Further, a Dispute cannot be brought as a class or other type of representative action, whether within or outside of arbitration, or on behalf of any other individual or group of individuals.
3. Federal Arbitration Act
The enforceability of this Section 13 will be both substantively and procedurally governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. § 1 et seq. (the "FAA"), to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
4. Notice; Informal Dispute Resolution
Each Party will notify the other Party in writing of any Dispute within thirty (30) days of the date it arises so that the Parties can attempt in good faith to resolve the Dispute informally. Notice to Company shall be sent by e-mail to Company at [email protected] Notice to you shall be by email to the email address in your Content Creator Account. Your notice must include
- (i) your name, postal address, email address, and telephone number,
- (ii) a description in reasonable detail of the nature or basis of the Dispute, and
- (iii) the specific relief that you are seeking.
If you and Company cannot agree on how to resolve the Dispute within thirty (30) days after the date notice is received by the applicable Party, then either you or Company may, as appropriate and in accordance with this Section 13, commence an arbitration proceeding or, to the extent specifically provided for in Section 13.1, file a claim in court.
5. Venue & Arbitrator
Any arbitration will occur in London, United Kingdom. The arbitration will be conducted confidentially by a single arbitrator in accordance with the Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services ("JAMS Rules"), which are hereby incorporated by reference. The state and federal courts located in London, United Kingdom will have exclusive jurisdiction over any appeals and the enforcement of an arbitration award.
6. Authority of Arbitrator; Exchange of Information; Fees and Costs
As limited by the FAA, these Terms, and the applicable JAMS Rules, the arbitrator will have
- (i) the exclusive authority and jurisdiction to make all procedural and substantive decisions regarding a Dispute, including the determination of whether a Dispute is arbitrable, and
- (ii) the authority to grant any remedy that would otherwise be available in a court; provided, however, that the arbitrator does not have the authority to conduct a class arbitration or a representative action, which is prohibited by these Terms. The arbitrator may only conduct an individual arbitration and may not consolidate more than one individual's claims, preside over any type of class or representative proceeding or preside over any proceeding involving more than one individual.
The arbitration will allow for the discovery or exchange of non-privileged information relevant to the Dispute. For any arbitration you initiate, you will pay the filing fee, and Company will pay the remaining JAMS fees and costs. For any arbitration initiated by Company, Company will pay all JAMS fees and costs.
7. Rules of JAMS
The JAMS Rules and additional information about JAMS are available on the JAMS website. By agreeing to be bound by these Terms, you either
- (i) acknowledge and agree that you have read and understood the JAMS Rules, or
- (ii) waive your opportunity to read the JAMS Rules and any claim that the JAMS Rules are unfair or should not apply for any reason.
8. Severability of Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Provisions
If any term, clause, or provision of this Section 13 is held invalid or unenforceable, it will be so held to the minimum extent required by law, and all other terms, clauses, and provisions of this Section 13 will remain valid and enforceable.
You have the right to opt-out of binding arbitration within 30 days of the date you first accepted the Terms or before May 1st 2019, whichever is the latter, by notifying the Company via email at [email protected] In order to be effective, the opt-out notice must include your full name and address and clearly indicate your intent to opt-out of binding arbitration. By opting out of binding arbitration, you agree to resolve Disputes in accordance with Section 13.
14. GOVERNING LAW AND VENUE
These Terms will be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom, without regard to conflict of law rules that would cause the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction. Any Dispute between the Parties arising out relating to these Terms or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual Disputes of claims) that is not subject to arbitration will be resolved in the courts of the United Kingdom.
15. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
We may make changes to these Terms from time to time. If we make changes, we will update the "Last Updated" date above, and inform you. Unless we notify you to the contrary, the amended Terms will be effective immediately and your continued access to or use of the Services will confirm your acceptance of the changes. If you do not agree to the amended terms, you must stop accessing and using the Services.
16. TERMINATION AND SUSPENSION
We reserve the right, without notice and in our sole discretion, to terminate or suspend your right to access or use the Services (including termination or suspension of your Content Creator Account), with immediate effect. We are not responsible for any loss or harm related to your inability to access or use the Services.
You may terminate your Content Creator Account or your participation in the Referral Program at any time by providing notice to us at [email protected]
If any term, clause, or provision of these Terms is held unlawful, void, or unenforceable, then that term, clause, or provision will be severable from these Terms and will not affect the validity or enforceability of any remaining part of that term, clause or provision, or any other term, clause or provision of these Terms.
Latest update: May 25, 2022