Terms of Service
Shortcut Content is a DBA for WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD.
By using the WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD. content production service, you (“Customer”) agree and are bound by the following terms of service:
Work For Hire
WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD. agrees that all work performed for Customer shall be considered as “works made for hire” as contemplated and defined in Section 101 of the United States Copyright Act.
WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD. hereby grants to Customer all rights of every kind and nature in and to the results and proceeds of WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD.’s services and performances rendered hereunder, including, without limitation, all rights in and to the following Audio, Video, Transcripts and resulting Articles, including the worldwide copyrights therein, (including the universal copyright and any and all renewal and extension rights) for all uses of whatsoever nature whether now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world and universe. Customer shall accordingly have the sole and exclusive right to copyright any Audio, Transcripts and resulting Articles embodying WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD.’s produced content under Customer’s name as the sole owner and author thereof.
WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD. acknowledges and agrees that Customer and its affiliates, assignees, licensees, etc. have the right to use, produce, reproduce, record, re-record, adapt, edit, delete from, add to, combine with other works, translate, print, publish, advertise, transmit, perform, broadcast, disseminate and otherwise exploit and authorize the exploitation of the Audio, Transcripts and resulting Articles by any and all means now known or hereafter devised.
WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD. hereby waives the benefit of any provision of law known as “moral rights” or any similar analogous provision of any treaty, statute, regulation or rule of law of any government or quasi-governmental body in any country of the world or throughout the universe.
Your Warranty to Us:
Customer is the rightful owner of the spoken Content on the Podcast and/or Video recording and all elements contained therein and warrants that it does not violate any law or infringe upon or violate the rights, including without limitation all copyright rights, of any individual or entity. If Customer is not the rightful owner, then they warrant to WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD. that they have the necessary and required permission/license from the rightful owner to re-purpose, edit and/or modify the original content. Customer agrees to indemnify WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD., its agents or assignees, and hold them free and harmless from and against any and all claims, liabilities, costs, losses, damages or expenses, including but not limited to, reasonable attorney fees and court costs, arising out of any failure or breach by Customer with respect to its warranties as set forth in this Agreement.
WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD. is not responsible for loss or damages caused by using its services.
The CUSTOMER waives the right to bring any legal action(s) against WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD. and/or its staff due to any damages or loss, financial or otherwise, resulting from customer’s use of our services.
CUSTOMER is responsible for responding to requests for coordinating recording session appointments with their assigned host. Your host will do their best to accommodate your busy schedule. Your failure to respond to your host’s requests for recording session appointments will result in forfeiture of content 90 days after payment has been made. For example….if you are charged for a batch of content on Jan 1, and have not recorded that batch with your host by March 31, you will forfeit that batch of content. Customers who pay for an annual content creation package will forfeit their content on a rolling date accruing 90 days after the first of each month.
Penalty for Cancelling a Recording Session: Cancelling your recording session within 48 hours may incur a fee of up to $100. You will be assigned a host who works for Shortcut Content as a contractor. Your host will make every effort to schedule your monthly recording session at a time that is convenient for both of you. Your commitment to honoring this appointment is crucial for the success of your subscription. Any penalty incurred will be paid 100% to your host as recompense for lost opportunity. We recommend that you set a monthly recurring time for your sessions and treat them as inviolable.
WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD. reserves the right to refuse service at its discretion and/or terminate service at any time.
WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD. does not refund payments that are not made in error. Your recurring billing will continue until you tell us to stop.
WIZARD OF ADS – SHORTCUT CONTENT, LTD. only maintains your audio while you are a customer in good standing. It is your responsibility to download and store the audio tracks of the Podcasts for future use.
Your payments to us are for future Podcast/Transcript/Article/Video production only. Timely payments are required to keep things moving along. You can expect your entire production line to stop if your payments are not made in a timely manner. Monthly production output will vary to keep the pace of the subscription to 13 weeks per quarter. (ie, every third month, we will produce an extra week of content)
Trial Period: Customer agrees to a 3-month trial period at the current monthly price. Customer also agrees to make a good faith effort to complete an outline process and keep scheduled recording session appointments.
Late Payments: We make no allowance for late payment because we will stop work if your payment is late. If you desire to stop using our services, please let us know so that we may notify your hosts and stop any scheduled work. Our secure billing system will automatically charge your credit card on file until you tell us otherwise.
These Terms of Service may be amended at any time without notice.