You certify that you are 18 years of age or older by accessing, installing, or using the Service (or, if higher, the age of majority in your territory of residence).
Utilization Of The Service
In order to access, use, or install the Service, you must be at least 18 years old (or, if older, the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which you reside).
You might only be able to access some features and Content if you create or log into an account (a “Discovery Account”) and use those credentials to access the Service.
A Discovery Account Of Yours
All information you enter while setting up your Discovery Account must be true and accurate.
You are in charge of maintaining the secrecy of your username and password for your Discovery Account and are accountable for any actions taken with them. We advise you against telling anyone else your login and password. You undertake to let us know right once if you become aware of or suspect any security lapses or unauthorized use of your username or password.
Updates And Supported Devices
The Service, your Discovery Account, and the Content are all dependent on the strength of your internet connection and the capabilities of your device.
Not all devices may support all functionalities.
We advise accepting any upgrades to the Service as soon as they become available in order to receive the greatest experience. You might also need to update the running system on your device for this.
Your Use Of Data
When using the Service, you are liable for any internet access, mobile data, or other fees. Keep in mind that audio-visual content, such as videos, can consume a lot of bandwidth when streaming and downloading.
Improvements To The Service
We reserve the right to modify or stop providing the Service at any time and without previous notification to you. As an illustration, there may be instances when we have to discontinue supporting specific platforms or devices, eliminate certain features or functionality, or both. Periodically, we may additionally improve or update the Service.
You recognize and accept that the Content is a moving target and will occasionally change without prior notice. For example, when applicable third party rights holders restrict or remove their permission for us to use their content on the Service, the availability of certain Content may occasionally change. As a result, we reserve the right to add or remove Content whenever we want, with or without prior warning.
Who Owns The Content?
The copyright, trademark rights, and other intellectual property rights of Discovery and/or its group companies, or their licensors, are applicable to all Content on the Service, whether it is owned by Discovery and/or its group businesses, or it is licensed to them.
Any third-party trade or service marks that appear on the content belong to the owners of those marks.
Discovery and/or its group businesses, as well as its licensors, reserve all rights in and to their Content that are not otherwise expressly granted.
Use Of The Service By You
All applicable laws, rules, and regulations, as well as any other limitations on how you may use the Service or the Content, must be followed when using the Service.
Contributions Made To Our Services By Users
If you do not want to grant us the permissions outlined in these terms, please do not submit your contribution to the site. PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY BEFORE UPLOADING OR OTHERWISE TRANSMITTING ANY CONTENT TO THE SITE.
We may now or in the future allow users to transmit and/or submit contributions to our Services (user Contributions), which may include without limitation any text, photos, graphics, video, or audio material.
You are required to abide by the guidelines for content set forth in these terms whenever you use a feature that lets you submit user Contributions or connect with other users of our Services. You warrant that any user Contribution you provide conforms to these conditions, and you agree to fully repay us for any expenses we incur as a result of your failure to do so.
You may continue to use the user contribution in any way and in any medium as long as it doesn’t conflict with or limit the rights you have granted to us. The license you have granted to us is not exclusive, so you are free to continue doing so.
You hereby authorize us to grant, and we hereby do grant, a non-exclusive license to each user of our Services for such user’s viewing, hearing, reading, streaming, downloading, linking to, and other access to your user contributions to our Services through our Services, as well as for such user’s use of such user contributions in any other manner permitted by the functionality of our Services and in accordance with these Terms.
Your User Contributions and any repercussions that result from submitting them to our services are totally your responsibility. You affirm that:
(a) The user contribution is your original creative work, and you own all rights to it. Alternatively, you have secured all necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize us to use all intellectual property rights (including without limitation copyright) in the user contribution to enable us to use it in accordance with these Terms.
(b) Nothing in the user contribution constitutes election advertising, political campaigning, inciting racial, cultural, or religious hatred, defamation, obscene, indecent, pornographic, sexually explicit, harassing, threatening, or offensive, is a false statement that could potentially offend someone’s religious or racial feelings, is in contempt of court, or publishes personal information with the intent to harass.
(c) Unless you have the express, prior permission of the other person (or their parent or guardian if they are under 18), firm, or enterprise in connection with your user Contribution or in connection with your use of our Services, you will not collect, obtain, compile, gather, transmit, reproduce, delete, revise, view, or display any material, data, or information, whether personally identifiable or not, posted by or concerning any other person, firm, or enterprise.
(d) The user contribution is free of any malicious code, such as a virus, corrupt file, cancelbot, worm program, or malicious code intended to limit the functionality of any software, hardware, telecommunications, networks, servers, or other equipment, as well as any adware, spyware, Trojan horse, or other material aimed at inflicting harm to, interfering with, incorrectly intercepting, or extorting any data or personal information;
(e) For whatever purpose, you may not alter any TCP/IP packet headers or portions of the header information in any user contribution;
(f) You must refrain from submitting any content or doing any activities that lead to the distribution of junk email, chain letters, surveys, competitions, multi-level marketing (MLM) and pyramid selling (PSM) schemes, duplicate or unsolicited messages, or so-called “spamming” and “phishing”;
(g) As a result of our use or exploitation of any user Contribution, we shall not be obligated to pay or incur any sums to any person or organisation.
17. In exchange for our being granted the non-exclusive, royalty-free right to use any name, likeness, image, voice, position, or likeness in connection with any user contribution, you expressly renounce any moral rights or comparable rights (such as the right against false authorship attribution) currently in existence or created in the future anywhere in the world.
You have provided us with your user name, screen name, likeness, photograph, signature, and/or biographical information.
You must perform all additional actions, execute and deliver any additional papers, and ensure that any required third parties do so in order to confirm the licenses and rights granted under these Terms.
All user contributions will be regarded as non-confidential, and we shall be free to use, reproduce, disseminate, and reveal any such content to other parties for whatever objective. We also reserve the right to contact any third party who has a claim that any content submitted or uploaded by you to our site violates their intellectual property rights, their right to privacy, or any other law or regulation that may be in force.
Terms Unique To A Service
When using particular Services, such as when submitting materials, subscribing, buying content or other goods via the Services, or using any of our applications that may be accessible, for example on social media platforms or via a mobile device, you might be asked to agree to additional terms and conditions (“Additional Terms and Conditions”).
How To Stop Using The Service
At any time, we may decide to stop providing any component of the Service or (if applicable), any Discovery Account.
If we have notified you more than twice that you are engaging in an infringement activity, we shall terminate or suspend your access to the Service and/or (if applicable) your Discovery Account.
Our Obligation To You
We acknowledge our responsibility for any wrongful death or physical harm brought on by our own fault or that of our employees or agents. We do not aim to limit our responsibility for willful wrongdoing, gross negligence, or fraudulent misrepresentation on our part or those of our employees or agents.
To the extent allowed by applicable laws governing consumer protection and/or as far as it is practical to do so, we disclaim any liability for:
(a) Any indirect or resulting losses you could experience. This covers (i) any loss of profit (direct or indirect), (ii) any loss of goodwill or business reputation, (iii) any loss of opportunity, (iv) any loss of data experienced by you, and (iv) any loss of opportunity.
(b) any unauthorized use of the Service or Content;
(c) any issue with, or interruption of, the Service or Content brought on by unavoidable events that prevent us from keeping our promises to you;
(d) mistakes, malware, or other issues brought on by your use of the Service or Content;
(e) the Service or Content not operating properly with other hardware or software, including any of your devices;
(f) any Content and other communications data that are kept or communicated by or through your use of the Service being deleted, damaged, or not stored;
(g) any action or omission that is out of our reasonable control and committed by a third-party platform, service provider, supplier, device manufacturer, or provider of a device operating system.
Although we will make every effort to resolve any technical issues that come to our attention, we cannot guarantee that the Service or the Content will be bug- or error-free or that your access won’t be interrupted (for example, there may be downtime for maintenance or updates or any power or server outages or other reasons outside of our control).
We would like to remind you that we are not liable for any lack of functionality, failure to deliver any portion of the Service or the Content, or loss of content or data resulting from your equipment, devices, operating system, or internet connection; your failure to download the most recent version of the Service; your failure to satisfy the compatibility requirements; or the effects of your changing your equipment, device, operating system, or internet connection.
Publicity And External Websites
There may be ads in the Service and Content. Any reliance you place on the truthfulness, accuracy, or presence of any advertisement on the Service and Content is not covered by our liability to you.
The Service may contain links to other websites that are not within Discovery’s control or ownership. Discovery disclaims all liability and has no control over any third-party websites’ availability, content, privacy policies, or practices.
You acknowledge and agree that Discovery is not responsible for any loss or damage you may incur as a result of using any external websites or resources, or as a result of your reliance on any information contained in or made available through any such websites or resources in terms of their correctness, accuracy, or existence.
We advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of each website you visit before proceeding when you leave the Service.
If you have registered a Discovery Account, we will send you information about your use of the Service (and, if applicable, your Discovery Account) by in-service message or email to the email address provided during sign-up (e.g., password changes, confirmation messages, content and feature updates, and other service or transactional messages). We may get your email address from that third party or platform if you joined up using a third party, such as one of our partners, or by utilizing your account information with a platform, in order to keep you informed about service-related messages.
Assignment Of Rights
Except as explicitly specified to you in writing, our failure or decision not to assert any claim right against you to which we are entitled will not be deemed a waiver of that claim right.
If you have a problem, please get in touch with us first using the information provided below. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is not yet used by us to resolve customer complaints.