Terms of Use

Acceptance of terms and conditions
The following are the terms on which we offer you access to our site and services. The Africa Rise and Shine site and services are owned and operated by Africa Rise and Shine Limited. By using the Africa Rise and Shine website you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, whether or not you register as a member of Africa Rise and Shine. If you wish to become a Member and make use of the Africa Rise and Shine service (the “Service”), please read these Terms of Use. If you object to anything in this Agreement or the Africa Rise and Shine Privacy Policy, do not use the Website or the Service.

Changes to the terms and conditions
These terms and conditions may be changed by us from time to time. Changes will be effective immediately upon posting of the updated terms and conditions on this web site. You are responsible for ensuring you are familiar with the latest terms and conditions. Continuing to use the site represents your agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions as amended.

These terms and conditions (as amended from time to time) shall together with any other document specifically referred to herein form the entire agreement between us.

We recommend that you keep a copy of these terms and conditions for your own reference.

Our service

Africa Rise and Shine operates a website which provides a service enabling advertisers such as television production companies, advertising agencies, theatres, event promotion companies and other advertisers operating in the entertainment industry to place classified advertisements.
Advertisers may choose to place advertisements, and applicants such as models, actors, dancers, photographers, musicians and applicants seeking casting calls within the entertainment industry may choose to apply to such advertisements, at which point Africa Rise and Shine will forward the applicant’s details to the advertiser or display further application instructions.
Subscribers to membership of the website can choose to make their personal information and photos public, contact and receive contact from other members of Africa Rise and Shine.
By making your profile public, you acknowledge that any internet user visiting Africa Rise and Shine may view your profile, including photos and showreels. Making your profile public will also make your profile accessible from search engines such as Google.
Africa Rise and Shine is not responsible for the content, and makes no warranty as to the accuracy of the advertisements. Members should always use their own judgement in deciding whether or not to apply for any of the roles advertised on this site. We provide our service only for the purposes of providing listings for casting and auditions with third party advertisers. We shall not be liable under any circumstances for the actions of any advertiser of any role featured on this site.
Africa Rise and Shine is not responsible for the content, and makes no warranty as to the accuracy of Members’ personal information. Advertisers should always use their own judgement in deciding whether to contact, cast or audition members. We shall not be liable under any circumstances for the actions of any Member.
Submitting a casting call for placement on Africa Rise and Shine is taken as consent to the use of your name, website, email, logo and casting call in marketing and promotional activities conducted by ARS (ZimTalent Arts & Culture Trust).
Africa Rise and Shine services as described above are limited to providing advertisers with information about applicants seeking work in the entertainment business and to providing information about advertisers to such applicants. This service is the only work finding service provided by Africa Rise and Shine and Africa Rise and Shine is not connected to the advertisers or applicants save in respect of these terms and conditions.

Paid and unpaid work

Whether your posting is for paid or unpaid work, you warrant that your posting and the job or audition advertised are not in breach of any relevant law from time to time in force including, but not limited to, the laws relating to the national minimum wage, employment rights and equality/diversity. You agree that it is your responsibility to meet all legal obligations towards those whom your posting is aimed at.
Africa Rise and Shine reserves the right in its absolute discretion not to allow your advertisement to be posted on Africa Rise and Shine or to remove your advertisement from our site if, in its reasonable opinion, the advertisement is in breach of national minimum wage legislation or any other legislation, including relating to employment rights and equality/diversity.

You agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any and all liability and responsibility of Africa Rise and Shine to you or any other person under or in connection with these terms and conditions, or in connection with the services, this web site, another member’s acts or omissions, or your use of or inability to use, the services or this web site is excluded regardless of whether such liability arises in contract, tort (including negligence), equity, breach of statutory duty or otherwise. Africa Rise and Shine’s liability and responsibility is excluded in respect of any and all loss or damage, whether direct or indirect, including, without limitation, loss of profits, loss of data, loss of business or anticipated savings, general and special damages, and consequential and incidental loss.

You agree to release, indemnify and keep indemnified us from and against all actions, claims, costs (including legal costs and expenses) losses, proceedings, damages, liabilities, or demands suffered or incurred by us to any person arising out of or in connection with your use of our services.

Without limiting any other rights and remedies available to Africa Rise and Shine, we may limit your activities on the web site, remove your advertisements, remove your profile and files, issue a warning to you, suspend or terminate your membership, or refuse to provide our services to you if you breach these terms and conditions or where Africa Rise and Shine considers it appropriate.

Membership restrictions
You may not use our services if:

You have ever been convicted of a violent or sexually related criminal offence.
You have previously been banned from using our services or are associated with someone who is banned from using our services.
You are directly or indirectly involved in the operation of a company that competes with our services.

ARS reserves the right to refuse or cancel any membership without explanation.

Responsibility for minors
This site is intended for persons aged 18 or over. You acknowledge that some parts of the Africa Rise and Shine site may contain material that is inappropriate for minors. Minors who access this site are required to be supervised by a parent or guardian. Minors are not permitted to upload images of an adult nature.

Price Changes
We reserve the right to increase fees or introduce new prices or charges at any time.

Intellectual Property
Materials contained on this website are protected under copyright and other laws of Zimbabwe and under international conventions and similar laws abroad. You are not permitted to use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce the name and logo of Africa Rise and Shine for any reason without our express written permission.

Although we take reasonable steps to prevent the introduction of viruses or other destructive materials to our website or on-line service, we do not guarantee that the service or materials that may be available from our website do not contain such destructive features. We shall not be liable for any damages or liability attributable to such features. If you use any materials available through this website, you do so solely at your own risk.

Site Access
Access to our site may be interrupted, restricted or delayed from time to time. We will not be liable for damages or costs in these circumstances.

You are responsible for ensuring that no material you post, or which is posted through a machine on which you access Africa Rise and Shine, nor any activity or communication you make in connection with any Africa Rise and Shine service, will be capable of

Infringing the intellectual property, right to privacy, or other rights of any person or entity,
Breaching any applicable law, whether criminal, tortious or otherwise,
Being objectionable, within the meaning of the Films, Videos and Publications Classifications Act 1993,
Appearing to be offensive, threatening, harassing, obscene, pornographic, fetish, false, unreliable or misleading, or,
Being considered spam or unwanted advertising of products or services.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
The Africa Rise and Shine website is operated and controlled from Zimbabwe. These terms and conditions and any agreements with Africa Rise and Shine arising from our website are governed by Zimbabwe law. Any dispute arising in relation to these terms and conditions and any agreement arising from our website will be heard in Zimbabwe and resolved in accordance with Zimbabwe law.

Africa Rise and Shine On-Line Restriction – Further Terms and Conditions
As part of our website you can register on line and sign up to apply for the various roles advertised. When you register to use the service, there are further terms and conditions that are set out below.

Inaccurate Information
All information provided to us must be complete and accurate information. If your information changes you will be responsible for providing us with the updated information. We shall not be held liable for any loss, damage or consequences as a result of inaccurate or incomplete information we receive from you.

Password and Sign in Security
You are responsible for any use of our on-line service with your password and protecting your password from unauthorised use. You are also responsible for the security of any computer where you choose to remain signed in to Africa Rise and Shine.

The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Africa Rise and Shine has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Africa Rise and Shine is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Africa Rise and Shine 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 upon, any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

Member contact
You agree that when you make your profile public or include your photo in the Talent Directory that Africa Rise and Shine will publish your personal information and photos, and allow other members to contact you. You also agree that you will not use the contact system to send junk mail, spam, offensive messages, or for any purposes other than those directly related to auditions or casting calls. Africa Rise and Shine will be the sole judge of any breach of the conditions of use. Any breach of these conditions can result in your membership being terminated and a permanent ban from the site. No refund will be given if you have breached the conditions of use.

Sharing your content and information
Any information submitted by you through the site may be read and used by ARS and utilised for marketing purposes indefinitely. Your Material may appear in google and other search engines. ARS can reproduce, modify, edit, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display your information (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You also warrant that any “moral rights” in your information have been waived.

ARS (registered in Zimbabwe under ZimTalent Arts & Culture Trust.) collects personal information about you through your use of the services and the web site, including your registration details; and information relating to your use of the web site, the content you access, and any messages you send. You agree that Africa Rise and Shine may use this personal information to assist us to provide the services to you, for internal research purposes, to verify your identity, for promoting and marketing other Africa Rise and Shine products and services to you, and for any other use that you authorise. You agree that Africa Rise and Shine may use your images, profile text and/or media files for the promotion of the website. You also agree when you choose to make your profile public or include your photo in the Talent Directory that Africa Rise and Shine will publish your personal information and photos, and allow other members to contact you. You have the ability to access and correct your personal information at any time.

We will not sell your personal information without your consent, however you agree that Africa Rise and Shine may disclose your personal information, including your name and contact details, to the relevant authorities, parties and/or the applicable intellectual property right holders (or their representatives) where the law requires us to do so. Please review our privacy policy.


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