Registration and Age Requirements
In order to access certain features of the Site, and to post any content on the Site, you will have to create a funimation.com account and become a “funimation.com Member.” To become a funimation.com Member you must be at least 13 years of age. FUNimation does not intend to collect information from individuals 13 years of age or younger. Member-only features include, but are not limited to, creating a profile, choosing a site skin, posting in the forum (including comments, replies and new posts), watching TV-MA videos (members must be at least 17 years of age to view TVMA content), communicating with other users via member mail, private messages or chat and adding videos to favorites list in the member’s profile.
You agree not to use false identities or impersonate any other person or use a username or password that you are not authorized to use. FUNimation reserves the right to require you to change your funimation.com username for any reason and may do so at anytime, or to shut down any account FUNimation deems in its sole discretion to be unauthorized.
You agree that you are responsible for safeguarding and maintaining the confidentiality of your username, password and corresponding funimation.com account information. You agree not to disclose your password to anyone. You agree that you are entirely and solely responsible for any and all activities or actions that occur under your funimation.com account, whether or not you have authorized such activities or actions. You agree to immediately notify funimation.com administrators of any unauthorized use of your username, password or funimation.com account.
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How Our Service Works
Subscriptions are only open to members in the United States and Canada. FUNimation reserves the right to make any changes to the subscription service without notice.
Membership and Billing
At FUNimation’s sole discretion, FUNimation may offer a free trial period to first-time customers, limit 1 per household and/or Payment Method provided. Terms of free trial offers, including duration of free trial, may vary. Your trial period begins the day you sign up for a FUNimation subscription.
Upon completion of the free trial period, your subscription to FUNimation will automatically renew. YOU MUST CANCEL YOUR SUBSCRIPTION PRIOR TO THE END OF THE FREE TRIAL OFFER TO AVOID CHARGES TO YOUR PAYMENT METHOD.
At FUNimation’s sole discretion, FUNimation may offer promotional offers. FUNimation does not guarantee that an offer will be made to any user or website subscriber. Special offers will only be available to users who receive the offer directly from the Company. The terms and conditions of a special offer will only apply, if user responds affirmatively to the Special Offer. Terms of special offers, including the promotional price and duration of the promotional price, may vary from time to time.
By starting a FUNimation membership, you are expressly agreeing that FUNimation is authorized to charge your Payment Method for subscription services and other purchases made on the website. You are responsible for any taxes or fees associated with website purchases. All fees and charges are nonrefundable. If you are the victim of identity theft and your website account is involved, you should immediately notify customer service. You should also report the instance to your credit card issuer and local law enforcement agency. FUNimation reserves the right to place any account on hold at anytime with or without notification to the member in order to protect itself or its partners from what it believes to be fraudulent activity. FUNimation is not obligated to credit or discount your membership for holds placed on your account. FUNimation may provide refunds or credits to users at sole discretion of the company. You are expressly authorizing FUNimation to charge your payment method to renew membership if subscription term ends and you have not cancelled subscription. If your payment method for any reason does not accept the subscription charges, you are responsible for any uncollected amounts. FUNimation may change subscription fees at any time, but will provide notice of any price changes to users.
Your subscription will automatically renew until you cancel your membership or FUNimation terminates it. You must cancel the subscription before the end of term to avoid being charged for another term.
You may cancel your membership to FUNimation at anytime, and cancellations will be effective immediately. WE DO NOT PROVIDE REFUNDS OR CREDITS FOR UNUSED TIME IN SUBSCRIPTION TERMS.In no event shall FUNimation’s liability to subscription members for any damages resulting from inability to use website or service exceed the amount of one month’s subscription on member’s subscription plan. FUNimation reserves the right to terminate your account for any or no reason.
Features & Functionality
FUNimation allows you to instantly stream video to watch on your computer. FUNimation makes no representations about the quality of display or streaming speed. The service will only work on hardware and software platforms specified on the Site. It is your responsibility to make sure that you have the proper software, hardware and internet connection to use the FUNimation streaming videos. FUNimation may at any time change the minimum hardware requirements and stop supporting certain software, with or without notice. FUNimation makes no representations or warranties concerning devices or compatibility of device with company’s streaming service.
If you do not wish to provide non-required information, then you should not fill out profile. Profile may be seen by other users subject to your privacy settings. You are responsible for accuracy of information provided to FUNimation and for the confidentiality of account and password.
Members of the FUNimation community are automatically given a generic avatar photo to represent them on the website. You may update your avatar image at any time and as often as desired.
By posting to the forum, user agrees to all forum rules.
You may post review content on the website. FUNimation does not regularly review such content; however, FUNimantion reserves the right to remove reviews for any or no reason. By posting a review, you authorize FUNimation to post the content on the website. Users may report inappropriate reviews.
Proprietary Rights in Site Content; Limited License
All trademarks, service marks, and trade names used on the Site or in the Service are proprietary to FUNimation and are owned and controlled by FUNimation or by other parties that have licensed their material to FUNimation. All characters, images and logos are registered trademarks of FUNimation or its content suppliers in the United States or other countries, and any such trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service without the express written permission of FUNimation or its licensor(s). Any images of persons or personalities contained on website are not an indication of endorsement of company unless otherwise indicated.
You understand that the Service and the Site are available for your personal, non-commercial use only. You represent, warrant and agree that no materials of any kind submitted through your account or otherwise posted, transmitted, or shared by you on or through the Service will violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights; or contain libelous, defamatory or otherwise unlawful material. Company reserves the right to terminate your membership if FUNimation believes you are violating these terms.
In addition, you agree not to use the Service or the Site to:
- harvest or collect e-mail addresses or other contact information of other users from the Service or the Site by electronic or other means for the purposes of sending unsolicited e-mails or other unsolicited communications;
- use the Service or the Site in any unlawful manner or in any other manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Site;
- use automated scripts to collect information from or otherwise interact with the Service or the Site;
- upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available any content that we deem to be harmful, threatening, unlawful, defamatory, infringing, abusive, inflammatory, harassing, vulgar, obscene, fraudulent, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
- upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available any videos other than those of a personal nature;
- register for a User account on behalf of an individual other than yourself, or register for a User account on behalf of any group or entity;
- impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent yourself, your age or your affiliation with any person or entity through fraud or other form of social engineering;
- upload, post, transmit, share or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, solicitations, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;
- upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make publicly available on the Site any private information of any third party, including, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers;
- solicit personal information from anyone under 18 or solicit passwords or personally identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes;
- upload, post, transmit, share or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- intimidate or harass another;
- upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law;
- use or attempt to use another's account, service or system without authorization from FUNimation or from that account’s registered user, or create a false identity on the Service or the Site.
- grant access to any password-protected content, account, or areas of funimation.com to another unauthorized person.
- upload, post, transmit, share, store or otherwise make available content that, in the sole judgment of FUNimation, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Site, or which may expose FUNimation or its users to any harm or liability of any type.
- hack FUNimation’s system or network.
User Content Posted on the Site
You are solely responsible for the photos, images, profiles (including your name, image, and likeness), messages, notes, text, information, music, video, advertisements, listings, and other content that you upload, publish or display (hereinafter, "post") on or through the Service or the Site, or transmit to or share with other users (collectively the "User Content"). You may not post, transmit, or share User Content on the Site or Service that you did not create or that you do not have permission to post. You may not post any content that that is of a pornographic, extremely violent, repulsive or disturbing nature, or otherwise unsuitable for minors. You understand and agree that FUNimation may, but is not obligated to, review the Site and may delete or remove (without notice) any Site Content or User Content in its sole discretion, for any reason or no reason, including User Content that in the sole judgment of FUNimation violates this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of users or others. You are solely responsible at your sole cost and expense for creating backup copies and replacing any User Content you post or store on the Site or provide to FUNimation.
When you post User Content to the Site, you authorize and direct us to make such copies thereof as we deem necessary in order to facilitate the posting and storage of the User Content on the Site. By posting User Content to any part of the Site, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to FUNimation an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute such User Content for any purpose, commercial, advertising, or otherwise, on or in connection with the Site or the promotion thereof, to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such User Content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. User waives claims against FUNimation for use of such materials and ideas, even if materials or ideas are substantially similar to idea user submitted. You may remove your User Content from the Site at any time. If you choose to remove your User Content, the license granted above will automatically expire, however you acknowledge that FUNimation may retain archived copies of your User Content. FUNimation does not assert any ownership over your User Content; rather, as between us and you, subject to the rights granted to us in these Terms, you retain full ownership of all of your User Content and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights associated with your User Content.
FUNimation allows users to post reviews, comments, and forum posts, blog posts, fan art, fan fiction, cosplay, and videos of a personal nature concerning content distributed by FUNimation; however, FUNimation shall not be liable for such content. It is your responsibility to evaluate content. Any opinions given by Third Parties are owned by their respective authors, and not by FUNimation.
Third Party Websites and Content
The Site contains (or you may be sent through the Site or the Service) links to other web sites ("Third Party Sites") as well as articles, photographs, text, graphics, pictures, designs, music, sound, video, information, applications, software and other content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (the "Third Party Applications, Software or Content"). Such Third Party Sites and Third Party Applications, Software or Content are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by us, and we are not responsible for any Third Party Sites accessed through the Site or any Third Party Applications, Software or Content posted on, available through or installed from the Site, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices or other policies of or contained in the Third Party Sites or the Third Party Applications, Software or Content. Inclusion of, linking to or permitting the use or installation of any Third Party Site or any Third Party Applications, Software or Content does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by us. If you decide to leave the Site and access the Third Party Sites or to use or install any Third Party Applications, Software or Content, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any Third Party Site to which you navigate from the Site or relating to any applications you use or install from such Third Party Site. You may revoke Third Party Application’s access to your account at any time. For any technical support relating to the use of a Third Party Application, you should contact the Third Party and not FUNimation.
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YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. YOU (AND NOT FUNIMATION) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION INVOLVING YOUR COMPUTER OR YOUR INTERNET CONNECTION. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT NEITHER FUNIMATION, NOR ITS AFFILIATED OR RELATED ENTITIES, NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, NOR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION, OR DISTRIBUTION OF THIS WEB SITE ARE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE (WHETHER ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHERWISE), INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR OTHER CAUSE OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER WHATSOEVER BASED UPON OR RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY OTHER FUNIMATION WEB SITE. FUNIMATION WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT FUNIMATION IS NOT LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER SUBSCRIBERS OR THIRD PARTIES.
Applicable Law and Exclusive Jurisdiction
This site is created, controlled and operated by FUNimation from its offices within the State of Texas, USA. FUNimation makes no representation that the Site or the Service or any content contained therein are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to your use of the site will be finally settled by compulsory arbitration in accordance with the Federal Arbitration Act, subject to the following modifications: the arbitration proceeding will take place in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A. The arbitration award shall be final and binding regardless of whether one or the other parties fails or refuses to participate in the arbitration. The arbitral award will be the exclusive remedy of the parties for all claims, counterclaims, issues or accounting presented or pled to the arbitrator(s).
You agree to indemnify and hold FUNimation, its affiliates, subcontractors and other partners, and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Site in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth in this Agreement and/or any Content that you post on, through or in connection with the Site.
FUNimation respects the intellectual property rights of others, and asks that you do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide FUNimation’s Copyright Agent with the information specified below. Please note this procedure is exclusively for notifying FUNimation and its affiliates that your copyrighted material has been infringed upon.
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed upon;
- a description of where the material that you claim to be infringing is located on the Site;
- your address, telephone number and e-mail address;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
With respect to any claims of copyright infringement on any FUNimation Website, FUNimation’s Copyright Agent may be reached by certified mail, registered mail or e-mail (postage prepaid, return receipt requested) at:
Attn: Legal Department
1200 Lakeside Pkwy, Bldg 1
Flower Mound, TX 75028
This agreement, disclaimers, terms, and conditions, shall be governed by, construed, and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such State, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. ANY ACTION YOU, ANY THIRD PARTY, OR FUNIMATION BRING TO ENFORCE THIS AGREEMENT OR OTHERWISE BROUGHT IN CONNECTION WITH ANY MATTERS RELATED TO THIS SITE SHALL BE BROUGHT ONLY AND EXCLUSIVELY IN EITHER THE STATE OR FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS, AND YOU EXPRESSLY CONSENT TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF SAID COURTS. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions contained herein. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the matters contained herein and shall not be modified except in writing by FUNimation. FUNimation reserves the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of our sites and these disclaimers, terms, and conditions at any time.
Last updated: September 20, 2010