Terms of Service

Last Updated: March 20, 2024

The following terms and conditions (the “Agreement”) govern all use of the Goldcast’s ‘Content Lab’ offering (the “Service”). The Service is owned and operated by Goldcast, Inc. (“Goldcast”, “us”, “we”, or “our”). The Service is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all the terms and conditions contained herein. By using or accessing any part of the service, you agree to all of the terms and conditions contained herein; if you do not agree, do not use the service.

Goldcast reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement at any time. If we have your email address, we will notify you via email. In addition, we will update the “Last Updated” date above.

To the extent you have an executed agreement with Goldcast with respect to the subject matter here, such separate agreement will control.

1. Arbitration and Class Action Waiver

We have certain requirements that you agree to arbitrate disputes you may have with us – and waive rights to bring class action lawsuits. please see section 17 (“dispute resolution”) below for more information. By entering this agreement, you expressly acknowledge that you have read and understand all of the terms and conditions of this agreement and have taken time to consider the consequences of entering this agreement.

2. User Account: Access

In order to use the Service you may be required to create a Service account (“Account”). You represent and warrant that: (a) all required registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information. You will not share your Account login credentials (such as your passwords) with any third party. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorized use, or suspected unauthorized use of your Account or any other breach of security with respect to your Account.

Goldcast may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time. Goldcast may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Service without notice or liability.

The Service is available only to individuals who are at least 18 years old. You represent and warrant that if you are an individual, you are at least 18 years old. You also certify that you take full responsibility for the selection and use of the Service. This Agreement is void where prohibited by law, and the right to access the Service is revoked in such jurisdictions.

You shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining any equipment or ancillary services needed to connect to and access the Service, including, without limitation, modems, hardware, software, and long distance or local telephone service. You shall be responsible for ensuring that such equipment or ancillary services are compatible with the Service.

3. Content and Models

You retain ownership of all data and other information you provide to Goldcast or otherwise load into the Service (“Customer Content”).

If you are a paying user, Goldcast will not use your Customer Content to train it artificial intelligence models. Goldcast deploys all models in a secure Microsoft Azure VPC so the customer data never leaves the network.

4. Platform Data

In the course of providing the Service, Goldcast may collect statistical data and performance information, analytics, meta-data or similar information, generated through instrumentation and logging systems, regarding the operation of the Service, including Customer’s use of the Service (the “Platform Data”). Nothing in this Agreement shall restrict Goldcast’s right to collect Platform Data or to use it for any business purpose, provided however, that (i) Platform Data will not include any Customer Content, and (ii) Goldcast will not disclose Platform Data to any third party in a manner that allows such third party to identify Customer, other than Goldcast’s employees, agents or service providers who are subject to obligations of confidentiality with respect to such Platform Data.

5. Fees

Fees for purchasing the Service (or any aspects thereof) will be as set forth by Goldcast on the Website (collectively, " Fees"). All amounts are due in U.S. Dollars. You acknowledge and agree that Goldcast may use a third-party payment processor to help facilitate payments hereunder. To the extent payment is with a credit card – you warrant you are the owner or authorized user of the applicable card – and that we, and our payment processor, may charge such card. All information you submit in connection with your purchase (such as your email, address, etc.) must be true, accurate and up-to-date.

You are responsible for all taxes associated with your purchase (other than taxes based on Goldcast’s income).

If your purchase is subject to recurring charges, then you consent to our charging your payment method on a recurring basis without requiring your prior approval for each recurring charge. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. To avoid being charged for an upcoming renewal period, you must cancel your account at least 24-hours before the end of the current subscription period. If you cancel after such period, no fees already charged will be refunded.

We reserve the right to correct any errors or mistakes in pricing, even if we have already requested or received payment. We also reserve the right to refuse any order placed through the Website.

Except as otherwise set forth by Goldcast on the Website – all Fees are non-cancellable and non-refundable.

6. Use of the Service: No Support

You represent and warrant (i) your use of the Service will comply with all laws and regulations (including with respect to privacy), (ii) no Customer Content infringes or otherwise violates any third party intellectual property rights or any laws or regulations (including, without limitation, as related to obscenity, defamation and privacy), (iii) if you use the Service on behalf of any third party, you have all necessary authorizations, and (iv) your use of the Service will not conflict with any obligations you have to any third party.

Goldcast has no obligation to provide any support hereunder.

7. Other Restrictions

You shall not submit any content or information to the Service that is false, misleading or inaccurate.

You shall not use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Service, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Service, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Service. Goldcast reserves the right to bar any such activity.

You shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Service, or any other systems or networks connected to the Service or to any Goldcast server, or to any of the services offered on or through the Service, by hacking, password “mining”, or any other illegitimate means.

You shall not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Service or any network connected to the Service, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Service or any network connected to the Service. You shall not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Service, or any other customer of Goldcast, including any Goldcast account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Service or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Service, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the Service.

You shall not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Service or Goldcast’s systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the Service or to Goldcast.

You shall not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Service or any transaction being conducted on the Service, or with any other person’s use of the Service.

You shall not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to Goldcast on or through the Service. You shall not, in connection with the Service, pretend (e.g. through impersonation) that you are any other person.

You shall not use the Service for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement, or which infringes the rights of Goldcast or others.

8. Feedback

If you provide ideas, suggestions, or other feedback to Goldcast in connection with the Service (such as suggestions for improvements to the Service) ("Feedback"), you grant Goldcast (and our successors and assigns) a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, sublicensable, transferrable, royalty-free, fully paid-up right and license to use, reproduce, display, perform, distribute, sell, and otherwise fully exploit all Feedback.

9. Third-Party Services

The Service may permit you to link to the Third-Party Offerings and other third-party websites or applications or services, and other websites or applications or services may contain links to the Service. Such third-party offerings, websites, and services are not under Goldcast’s control, and you acknowledge that Goldcast is not responsible or liable for the content, functions, accuracy, legality, appropriateness or any other aspect of them. The inclusion of any such link does not imply endorsement by Goldcast. You further acknowledge and agree that Goldcast shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any content, goods, information, or services available on or through any such offerings, websites, or services.

10. Indemnification

You shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Goldcast and each of our employees, contractors, directors, providers, suppliers and representatives from all liabilities, damages, losses, settlements, claims, actions, suits, demands, proceedings, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees, that arise from or in connection with: (i) your use or misuse of the Service; (ii) your Customer Content, (iii) your access to any part of the Service, (iv) your negligence, misconduct, or other fault, (v) any dispute you may be involved in with another Service user, or (vi) your violation of this Agreement.

11. Warranty Disclaimer

The service is provided on an "as is" basis, without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. goldcast makes no warranty that (i) the service is free of viruses or other harmful components, or (ii) the results of using the service will meet your requirements.

Certain aspects of the service may involve artificial intelligence (“generative ai”). you acknowledge that artificial intelligence systems are a rapidly evolving field. while goldcast is always working to improve the service, due to the probabilistic nature of machine learning, the service may provide inaccurate output or otherwise not always produce the intended results. as such, you acknowledge that no warranties are made by goldcast with respect to (and goldcast will have no liability with respect to) the output or other results (or your use thereof) of any generative ai.

The foregoing disclaimers shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

12. Limitation of Liability

In no event shall goldcast, its officers, directors, employees, agents, or providers be liable under contract, tort, strict liability, negligence or any other legal theory with respect to the service: (i) for any lost profits or special, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever, even if foreseeable, (ii) for any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like (regardless of the source of origination), (iii) for any errors or omissions in the service, or (iv) for any direct damages in excess of (in the aggregate) the amounts (united states dollars – usd) paid by you to goldcast during the immediately preceding three (3) month period (but, if no amounts have been paid, such cap will be USD $5.00).

Without limiting the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that voyage is not liable for any output or results from any generative ai (or any use or reliance on any such output or results).

In addition, all users acknowledge and agree that goldcast shall not be liable for any matters beyond goldcast’s reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic, or communications failure or degradation.

The foregoing limitations shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

13. Term and Termination

Goldcast may terminate your access to all or any part of the Service at any time, with or without notice, if you breach this Agreement, fail to comply with any laws or regulations, or we deem you pose a risk to our systems, networks, or other users. Goldcast may also terminate your access to all or any part of the Service at any time, with or without cause, on thirty (30) days email notice. If you are a paying user of the Service and Goldcast terminates for convenience, we will refund you all fees paid in advance for the remainder of your subscription term. If you terminate for any reason, or Goldcast terminates for cause (such as your breach), no refunds will be issued. You can terminate this Agreement by permanently ceasing to use the Service. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, warranty disclaimers, limitations of liability, and outstanding payment obligations.

14. Export and Trade Controls

You agree not to import, export, re-export, or transfer, directly or indirectly, any part of the Service or any information provided on or through the Service except in full compliance with all United States, foreign and other applicable laws and regulations.

15. Electronic Communications

When you use the Service or send emails to Goldcast, you are communicating with Goldcast electronically. You hereby consent to receive communications from us electronically. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that Goldcast provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

16. Notices

All legal notices to Goldcast must be sent via email to: legal@goldcast.io (the subject heading must include: Legal). If you have general questions regarding this Agreement or the Service, you may also email us at legal@goldcast.io

Goldcast may provide notices to you via email and to any other address you provide.

17. Dispute Resolution

17.1 Let's Try To Work It Out: Ideally, if you have any concerns or complaints against Goldcast, we would like to resolve the issue without resorting to formal court or arbitration proceedings. Therefore, before filing a claim against Goldcast, you agree to try to resolve the dispute informally by contacting us as set forth in Section 16 above. Goldcast will attempt to resolve the dispute informally (and will contact you via email). If a dispute is not resolved within thirty (30) days of submission, you may bring a formal proceeding.

17.2 Arbitration: Any disputes that are not settled informally as contemplated above shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the rules and procedures (“Rules”) of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”). The Rules will be AAA’s Consumer Arbitration Rules if available. Arbitration shall be conducted by one (1) arbitrator selected in accordance with the Rules. In the event any telephonic or other streamlined procedures are available – they will be used. The written decision of the arbitrator shall be final and binding on the parties and enforceable in any court. The arbitration proceeding shall take place in Massachusetts using the English language. Notwithstanding the foregoing, either party may bring claims for equitable or injunctive relief before a court (see the “Going to Court” section below) at any time.

17.3 Process: A form for initiating arbitration proceedings is available on the AAA's site at www.adr.org. In addition to filing this form with the Rules, the party initiating the arbitration must email a copy of the completed form to the opposing party. You may send a copy to Goldcast at: legal@goldcast.io (the subject heading must Include: Arbitration). In the event we initiate arbitration against you, we will send a copy of the completed form to the email address or physical address we have on file.

17.4 Evidence: If your claim does not exceed $10,000, then the arbitration will be conducted solely on the basis of documents we and you submit to the arbitrator, unless you request a hearing or the arbitrator determines that a hearing is necessary. If your claim exceeds $10,000, your right to a hearing will be determined by the Rules. Subject to the Rules, the arbitrator will have the discretion to direct a reasonable exchange of information by the parties, consistent with the expedited nature of the arbitration.

17.5 Fees: The parties’ will each bear their own costs and expenses associated with arbitration – and responsibility to pay any AAA filing, administrative and arbitrator fees will be solely as set forth in the AAA Rules.

17.6 No Class Actions: You may only resolve disputes with Goldcast on an individual basis, and may not bring a claim as a plaintiff or a class member in a class, consolidated, or representative action. Class arbitrations, class actions, private attorney general actions, and consolidation with other arbitrations are not allowed.

17.7 Modifications: Notwithstanding any provision in this Agreement to the contrary, you and we agree that if we make any amendment to the foregoing arbitration terms or conditions (other than an amendment to any notice address or site link) in the future, such amendment shall not apply to any claim that was filed in a legal proceeding against Goldcast prior to the effective date of the amendment. In addition, you shall have the reject any such amendment by notifying Goldcast in writing within thirty (30) days of the date that you are first notified of the amendment (according to the procedures set forth above in this Section 17). In the event you so reject an amendment, the amendment will not apply to you – but this Section 17 will otherwise remain in fully force and effect (according to the pre-amendment version you had already agreed to).

17.8 Going to Court: Subject to the arbitration provision above, you agree that the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for all disputes arising in connection with this Agreement shall be in the state and Federal courts located in Massachusetts. You hereby submit to such jurisdiction and venue.


18. Electronic Communications, Transactions, and Signature

Visiting the Website, sending us emails, and completing online forms constitute electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications, and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing. You hereby agree to the use of electronic signatures, contracts, orders, and other records, and to electronic delivery of notices, policies, and records of transactions initiated or completed by us or via the site. You hereby waive any rights or requirements under any statutes, regulations, rules, ordinances, or other laws in any jurisdiction which require an original signature or delivery or retention of non-electronic records, or to payments or the granting of credits by any means other than electronic means.

19. General

The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. This Agreement is not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by you except with Goldcast’s prior written consent. Goldcast may transfer, assign or delegate this Agreement and its rights and obligations without consent. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Massachusetts, as if made within Massachusetts between two residents thereof. Both parties agree that this Agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of this Agreement, and that all modifications must be in a writing signed by both parties, except as otherwise provided herein. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind Goldcast in any respect whatsoever.

20. Copyright Infringement

Goldcast respects intellectual property rights and expects its users to do the same. When uploading content into the platform, users are solely responsible for ensuring that the content they upload is either their own or they have obtained the necessary permissions to use and share it. Goldcast is not liable for any copyright infringement, violations of intellectual property rights, or any other legal claims that may arise from the unauthorized use of content by its users. It is the user's responsibility to adhere to third party terms of service, including copyright policies, and any applicable laws regarding the content they choose to share. Users should ensure they have the right to use and distribute the content they upload, avoiding any potential legal issues that may arise from copyright infringement.

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