This website is owned and operated by STARASTAR LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company and is also referred here as "Starastar", "starastar.com", "service(s)", "site", "website", "we", "our", and "us". The words “you”, “your” and "users" refer to the person accessing or using Starastar. These Terms apply to you whether you are a registered user or a non-registered user of the website.
Starastar is an internet platform that has been created to support All Artistic Talent. All of its users can discover new talents and support them by sharing to their social network or/and by giving donations; users who have some talent, can register and easily showcase it for free to get more visibility as well as some support from their friends, family and other users of the site. Both types of users can interact in a friendly, fun and safe way through our website and services.
If you are under the age of 13, you may not create an account on the Site.
Starastar will not knowingly collect, maintain, or disclose any personal information from children under the age of 13.
If you are between the age of 13 and 18, you may use our website only with the permission and active involvement of a parent or legal guardian.
If you are a parent or guardian who has discovered that your child has submitted his or her personal information without your permission or consent, Starastar will take reasonable steps to remove that information from our database when you write to us via our Support page.
For being a website, our services may be accessible from around the world but not necessarily all available and legally accessible, depending on your age and on your country or jurisdiction.
To browse, discover and support artistic talent on Starastar, you don't need to register. To showcase your talent and get seen and supported on Starastar, you must create an account with us. You do this with the same personal information as your Facebook account; you also need a Facebook account to be able to connect your Starastar account with stripe, our payment system that will allow you to receive your donations' money.
You are agreeing to not post, upload, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through the site any content that is abusive, defamatory, deceptive, obscene, pornographic, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, fraudulent or unlawful.
You shall not use personal information of another person with the intent to impersonate that person. You will immediately notify Starastar in writing of any unauthorized use of your account, or other account related security breach of which you are aware.
Additionally, you shall not:
You retain all rights and ownership in your content. Starastar does not claim any ownership rights in your content.
Even though we don’t claim ownership of your content, we do need certain licenses to your content in order to operate and enable the services. When you upload or submit content to our services, you grant Starastar a worldwide license to communicate, distribute, host, make modifications or derivative works (solely for the purpose of better showcase your work), publicly display, publicly perform, publish, reproduce, store, and use such content. The license granted by you is for the only purpose of operating, marketing, promoting, and improving our services. We will attribute to you if we incorporate your content into a Starastar feature or into promotional or marketing materials.
You promise that if we use your content, we’re not violating anyone’s rights or copyrights.
By submitting your content to our services, you also give other Starastar users the right to share your content via various social medial platforms integrated with Starastar.
If you submit feedback to Starastar, we may use it for any purpose without compensation to you and have no obligation to keep your feedback confidential.
You’re responsible for all your content. All material submitted to the site, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom that content originated; for example, we cannot be responsible for mistakes or omissions in any of your published content.
You may delete your shows from your personal showcase page; however, you agree that Starastar may retain and use copies of your content for archival or backup purposes or any pending legal investigation.
Furthermore, you agree that we do not endorse and have no control over any user content, in the way that we cannot always guarantee the authenticity of what users may provide. You acknowledge that all content accessed by you through the site is at your own risk and you'll be solely responsible for any damage or loss to any party resulting therefrom.
Starastar respects the intellectual property of others, and expects you to do the same. If you believe, in good faith, that any materials provided on our website infringe upon your copyright or other intellectual property right, you must provide a written communication that sets forth the items specified below. If you are not sure whether your materials you believe being used by someone else on the site are well protected by copyright laws (i.e."Fair Use"), please contact an attorney. Although the first and simplest thing we recommend to do in such an event, is to try resolving your problem by talking directly to the artist using your materials on the site; you may ask to take down your copyrighted materials or even some money for using it; and you can directly contact the artist by clicking the small envelop icon next to his name.
Keep in mind that, if you materially mis-represent someone else is infringing your copyrights, when there is no available proof of copyright infringement, you could be liable for costly damages and attorneys’ fees.
Please send the following information to Starastar Copyright Agent at: STARASTAR LLC, 1406 Lenox Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33139-6396 or send us a message via our <%= link_to "Support page", support_path %>.
If you believe access to your content was disabled or removed by Starastar as a result of an improper copyright infringement notice, please send our Copyright Agent (contact information above) a written counter-notice that contains all of the following:
Please be advised that United States copyright law provides substantial penalties for a false counter notice filed in response to a notice of copyright infringement. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether certain material of yours is protected by copyright laws, we suggest that you first contact an attorney.
This license granted to you covers both Starastar own protected content and user-generated content on the site; it is limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable and non-transferable.
The text, images, and layout of this website are protected under U.S. and international copyright law. Subject to exceptions for fair use, they may not be copied (including downloaded), modified, distributed, or displayed without our prior written consent. You may use it for certain personal purposes, but you can’t use it for anything commercial without getting our written permission first.
You agree to respect all copyright and other legal notices, information, and restrictions contained in any content accessed through the website. You also agree not to change, translate, or otherwise create derivative works of our services.
There are no costs to create a show on Starastar.
With every online transaction various fees are charged by Credit Card companies & payment processors; these fees may vary from one country to another; in the United States, they are 2.9% + 0.03 USD per transaction. Aside these standard processing fees, Starastar is deducting 5% from each donation in order to cover its costs of operation. Donors are given the option to cover some of the fees when paying for their donation.
Exceptionally, to protect the integrity and health of the website, we may make changes to our services without notice or liability; we may decline to offer our services or we may delete any accounts at any time; we have the right to reject, cancel, remove, or suspend any part of, or all the material you have submitted; we may cancel or refund any donation. If we take any of these actions, we will not be liable for any damages caused by them and no reason will have to be given to justify any of them.
If you desire, you may disable your account at any time; you may do that in your settings, and afterwards, your shows will no longer be visible on our website; however, we may retain some content you provided us and the rights to use that content as described in these Terms, as well as some information required by law or regulation... And you may still be responsible for any contractual obligations that you incurred or authorized before you stopped using our services.
You are agreeing that we have the right, but not the obligation, to determine whether your submitted material is appropriate and complies with these Terms, to remove any and/or all, or even to terminate your account with or without prior notice.
NO WARRANTY: USER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE SOFTWARE AND SERVICE MAY WELL CONTAIN ERRORS AND DEFECTS. THE SOFTWARE AND SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY OF THE SOFTWARE, THE SERVICE AND ALL OTHER SERVICES IS WITH USER. SHOULD THEY PROVE DEFECTIVE FOLLOWING THEIR RECEIPT BY USER, USER AND NOT STARASTAR ASSUMES THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING OR REPAIR. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, STARASTAR DOES NOT ENSURE CONTINUOUS, ERROR-FREE, SECURE OR VIRUS-FREE, OPERATION OR AVAILABILITY OF ANY GIVEN SERVER. THESE DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTY CONSTITUTE AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THIS AGREEMENT.
NO DAMAGES' LIABILITY: IN NO EVENT SHALL STARASTAR, ANY PARENT, SUBSIDIARY OR OTHERWISE RELATED COMPANY (INCLUDING ALL AFFILIATES), OR EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, MANAGERS AND/OR DIRECTORS OF ANY OF THE ABOVE, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES OR LOST PROFITS, DATA OR BUSINESS) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE OR SERVICE EVEN IF ANY OF THE ABOVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. STARASTAR DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE PERFORMANCE OF ANY USER OF THE SERVICE AND IS NOT LIABLE FOR THEIR LACK OF PERFORMANCE.
This website links to a few external websites, which have their own privacy practices; the inclusion of any such link does not imply endorsement by Starastar or any association with its operators. Any such party content is only for information purposes and you agree that Starastar 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 third party content.
You understand and agree that you will indemnify, defend and hold us and our affiliates harmless from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorney’s fees, arising from your use or misuse of our website or your violation of these terms and conditions.
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida. Any disputes arising under or in connection with these Terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of the State of Florida.
"Non Personal Information" is information that is not personally identifiable to you and that we automatically collect when you access our website with a web browser. It may also include publicly available information that is shared between you and others.
"Personally Identifiable Information" is non-public information that is personally identifiable to you and obtained in order for us to provide you within our website. Personally Identifiable Information may include information such as your name, email address, and other related information that you provide to us or that we obtain about you.
Generally, you control the amount and type of information you provide to us when using our website. As a visitor, you can browse our website to find out more about our website. You are not required to provide us with any personally identifiable information as a visitor.
As a visitor, you can browse our website to find out more about our website. You are not required to provide us with any personally identifiable information as a visitor.
When you use our website, we automatically collect certain computer information by the interaction of your mobile phone, tablet or web browser with our website.
We use the information we receive from you as follows:
Our website is not designed for use by anyone under the age of 13 ("child"), though we realize we may have a child attempt to make transactions on our website. We do not verify the age of our users nor do we have any liability for verifying a user's age. If you are a child, please seek the permission of a parent or guardian before using our website. If you are a parent or guardian and believe your child is using our website, please contact us to remove your child's account; we reserve the right to ask you for verification of your relationship to the child before we honor such a request. If we discover that a child has created an account on our website, we will immediately delete the account as soon as we discover it, we will not use the information for any purpose, and we will not disclose the information to third parties. However, as parent of such a child, you understand that you are legally liable for any transactions created by the child.
We fully comply with national laws regarding SPAM. You can always opt out of receipt of further email correspondence from us. We agree that we will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any third-party without your permission.
If you have any questions about our privacy practices or this Policy, please contact us via our Support page.