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Terms of Use

These terms & conditions outline the rules & regulations for the use of the Codec Wiki Website as a visitor, contributor, or any other party who falls under the jurisdiction of these terms.

By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms & conditions. Do not continue to use the site if you do not agree to all of the terms & conditions stated on this page.

The following terminology applies to these Terms & Conditions & all other Agreements: โ€œClientโ€, โ€œYouโ€ & โ€œYourโ€ refers to you, the person log on this website & compliant to these terms & conditions. โ€œOurselvesโ€, โ€œWeโ€, โ€œOurโ€ & โ€œUsโ€, refers to the site's owner. โ€œPartyโ€, โ€œPartiesโ€, or โ€œUsโ€, refers to both the Client & ourselves. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or they/he/she, are taken as interchangeable & therefore as referring to the same.

  1. Cookies

We may employ the use of cookies in the future. At the time of writing, we do not. If accessing the site employs the use of cookies, you will be prompted to agree to use cookies in agreement with our Privacy Policy. As of writing, our Privacy Policy does not require users' consent to the use of cookies due to the fact that we do not use cookies.

Some interactive websites use cookies to let them retrieve user details for each visit. Cookies may be used by our website to enable the functionality of certain areas to make it easier for people visiting our website.

  1. Licensing

Unless otherwise stated, the site's contributors and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on the Codec Wiki. All intellectual property is distributed under CC BY-SA 4.0 unless it is specified otherwise. You may assess the terms & conditions of this Creative Commons license via this link: Using assets and/or intellectual property from the Codec Wiki site is subject to these terms unless otherwise specified.

Under CC BY-SA 4.0, you may:

Share - copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format.

Adapt - remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

No party can revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms. The terms are as follows:

Attribution - You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

ShareAlike - If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

Contributors may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

Parts of this website may offer an opportunity for users to post & exchange opinions & information in certain areas of the site. We do not filter, edit, publish or review Comments prior to their presence on the website. Comments do not reflect the views & opinions of contributors, its agents and/or affiliates. Comments reflect the views & opinions of the person who posts their views & opinions. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, the site's host & wiki contributors shall not be liable for the Comments or any liability, damages or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this website.

Part of the nature of a community-developed wiki is the ability for members of the community to make contributions to the contents of the site. Contributors are responsible for their own contributions to the site, & we shall not be liable for the contributions or any liability, damages or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the contributions to this website.

We reserve the right to monitor all Comments and/or contributions & to remove any Comments and/or contributions which can be considered inappropriate, offensive or causes a breach of these Terms & Conditions.

You warrant & represent that:

You are entitled to post the Comments/contributions on our website & have all necessary licenses & consents to do so; The Comments/contributions do not invade any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark of any third party; The Comments/contributions do not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material which is an invasion of privacy The Comments/contributions will not be used to promote unlawful activity.

You hereby grant the Codec Wiki a non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, edit & authorize others to use, reproduce & edit any of your Comments/contributions in any & all forms, formats or media.

  1. iFrames

You may not create frames around our Webpages that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Website without proper attribution per CC BY-SA 4.0 where the license applies. Elsewhere, written permission is required if an asset is not under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.

  1. Content Liability

We shall not be held responsible for any content that appears on your Website. You agree to protect & defend us against all claims that arise on your Website. No link(s) should appear on any Website that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene, or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.

  1. Your Privacy

Please read our Privacy Policy.

  1. Reservation of Rights

We reserve the right to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Website. You approve to immediately remove all links to our Website upon request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms & conditions & its linking policy at any time. By continuously linking to our Website, you agree to be bound to & follow these terms & conditions.

  1. Removal of links from our website

If you find any link on our Website that is offensive for any reason, you are free to contact & inform us at any moment. We will consider requests to remove links but we are not obligated to or so or to respond to you directly. We do not ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we promise to ensure that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date.

  1. Disclaimer

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties & conditions relating to our website & the use of this website. Nothing in this disclaimer will:

limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury; limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations & prohibitions of liability set in this Section & elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; & (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort & for breach of statutory duty.

As long as the website & the information on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.